Jamie Simmons

Jamie Simmons comes to Michigan Radio as a new Community Engagement Reporter for the station’s Amplify Team. She is a macro social worker with a strong background in community engagement and communal dialogue. Jamie earned a master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan and her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.

Detroit’s veteran housing residents: ‘We deserve better than this.’

It was Christmas Day of last year. Four in the morning. Henry Bell woke up to the sound of rushing...