Domestic Diversions

A passion for social justice: Michael Chielens, rest in peace

MLive notes the passing of “one of those great people,” Michael Chielens, Executive Director of Legal Aid of Western Michigan, who died of cancer this past weekend.

Sue Thoms writes (excerpt):
“He just had a heart for the underdog and wanted to push back against systems that are just closed doors to people,” said Leslie Curry, the managing attorney for Legal Aid. “He was absolutely committed to the work.”

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