Lindsay Huddleston

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State Director, Students First Michigan

Detroit, Michigan

Lindsay W. Huddleston II is state director for Students First Michigan. He is a former high school English teacher and high school basketball coach. From 2002 to 2011, Lindsay worked in the Office of Governor Jennifer Granholm in a variety of positions, last as the deputy director of legislative affairs. After leaving the Governor’s Office, Lindsay joined the Corporate Affairs division of Walmart Inc.

In June of 2013, Lindsay launched The Huddleston Foundation, a Michigan based non-profit organization that focuses on helping Michigan youth in areas such as workforce development, health and wellness, and financial literacy. Lindsay also runs the Circle of Success At-Risk Students Mentoring Program in middle schools and high schools around Michigan.

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Posted May 13, 2019

It Cost Nearly $250K to Teach My Son to Read. Here’s How to Do Better for Less.

My formerly illiterate fourth-grade son is now an eighth-grader at The Windward School for Children with Dyslexia, where he learned to read. Next year, he…

By Debbie Meyer

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Posted May 15, 2019

I Have Stage IV Lung Cancer But I Couldn’t Imagine Not Being in the Classroom

I always thought I’d be a professional baseball player. It was everything that ever mattered to me—even if I couldn’t play, I knew I wanted…

By Stephen Huff

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Posted May 15, 2019

How My Charter School Helped Me Get a Diploma, Job and Start College After Incarceration

I’m 36 years old. For roughly 15 years of my life, I struggled with an addiction to meth. My addiction throughout those years had several…

By Joshua Michael Baker

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