Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of stories that explain what the various programs that are funded by United Way do to help this community.
If a youth in Wayne County commits a crime, he or she has a chance to learn from his mistake instead of having a criminal record follow him throughout life through Teen Court.
The Family Learning Center is a holistic approach that addresses the factors that influence reading skills in children. These include parent/guardian literacy, mental health, hunger, access to books and more.
A large sculpture of a sea turtle sits on what looks like part of the ocean. All around it is trash — beer bottles, deflated balloons, plastic drink cups and straws. In its mouth is a plastic grocery bag. This is all stuff that humans have thrown away that will harm — or even kill — turtles …