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 Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

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