NEWS & PRESS


Support for Our Youth: A Regional Response to the Oxford Tragedy

In light of the devastating tragedy at Oxford High School last week, many members of our community are reflecting on what they can do to support area youth. Even before...

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Harmony Rhodes: How I Became an Advocate for Youth Leadership and Philanthropy

During my sophomore year at University Prep Science & Math High School in Detroit, I discovered my path to youth philanthropy. I had become increasingly frustrated with the educational inequities...

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CFSEM Youth Committee Members describe how they recommended $125,000 in racial equity grants

Watch a virtual interview with Gracie Grady and Akhila Mullapudi, two members of the Youth Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The students spoke with program officer...

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PEDALS Youth Development Program Set to Reach More Than 1,100 Preschoolers

Studies have shown that children with higher social emotional skills are more successful in school and life. They are also better learners in elementary school, less likely to drop out...

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Kamilah Henderson details the Wash and Learn program with WDET

Kamilah Henderson spoke with WDET to detail the Wash and Learn program, a Community Foundation grantee working to make literacy programs more accessible....

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Mentoring Programs Making a Difference

The Community Foundation supports a remarkable variety of mentoring programs, each with a distinctive approach to a common goal providing guidance and support to people who are attempting to gain...

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