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AACHM Oral History: Laurita Thomas

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Laurita Thomas

Laurita Thomas was born in 1950, and her family lived in southwest Detroit and Ontario, California. She attended the University of Michigan and pursued two master’s degrees from Wayne State University and Eastern Michigan University. Throughout her career, Thomas has pushed for better career opportunities for women and women of color. She worked at U-M for 47 years, eventually serving as Vice President for Human Resources. A survivor of domestic violence, she regularly shares her story and was president of the board of Safe House Center in Ann Arbor.

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U Appeals Counselor Ruling

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27
Month
May
Year
1970
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Huron High School Counselor Helps Students Select Colleges, February 1974

Huron High School Counselor Helps Students Select Colleges, February 1974 image
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Ann Arbor News, February 18, 1974
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Students Dave Anderson, (left) Charles Moody and Counselor Jim Zornes examine a few of the many publications received by Huron High School from colleges across the country.

Mame Jackson

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Day
25
Month
September
Year
1979
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Portrait of Ann Hampton-Hawkins, February 1996

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Ann Arbor News, March 4, 1996
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Ann Hampton-Hawkins, executive director of the Ann Arbor Community Center, oversees a variety of activities, including substance abuse counseling, an after-school tutorial program, a summer day camp for youths and a senior adult program.

Sister Connie Counseling Youth At St. Mary's Chapel, November 1972

Sister Connie Counseling Youth At St. Mary's Chapel, November 1972 image
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Ann Arbor News, November 25, 1972
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Advice, Friendship Sister Connie counsels Debbie Schuman, one of the many students who come to the church for advice or to be with friends. (News photo by Cecil Lockard)

Director brings help and heart

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Day
4
Month
March
Year
1996
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