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The Way Forward: Nonprofits face long recovery, uncertainty

There's a lot of discussion about things getting back to normal, but that's not yet the case for nonprofits and the people they serve.

The issues nonprofits still face, led by access to health care and economic opportunity, were there before the pandemic and have worsened for some over the past year and a half, said Kyle Caldwell, president and CEO of the Council of Michigan Foundations.

Opening up Michigan, removing the masks and other restrictions is actually making life harder for people in underrepresented communities, many of whom are not yet vaccinated and not seeing jobs coming back, Caldwell said.

Read here.