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Proving Community Partnerships Work

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From musical preludes to student desk, chairs and chalkboards, Engaged Detroit Families created partnerships to meet the needs of not only the families enrolled in the program. With the financial support of National Parents Union, VELA Education Fund, The Skillman Foundation, Busy Bee Here To Help and Donations from Friends, we launched in September 2020. Our families would like to thank all of it's partners both local and national for making this work a success.

Monetary and In-kind Donations List

Skillman Foundation- 150 Homeschool Corners 

Brilliant Detroit - Online classes and creative resources for youth

Baba Kafentse- Drum Classes

Detroit College Access Network- College and Career Readiness

Great Lakes Education Project- Thought Partner Understanding Homeschooling

Developing Kids-Care Packages for 100 youth

Michigan State School of Music- Pre-k music classes and Verses music production classes for teens

Busy Bee Here To Help- Chalkboard Paint for youth

Black Scroll Collective- Black History Tours

Nile Community District-Thought Partners

Tammie Jones- Thought Partners

Detroit Area Pre College and Engineering Program- Entrepreneur and Engineering Courses

Detroit Food Academy- Online Cooking Classes

Panting With Love: Virtual Paint Party for youth and parents

OKCello- Music of the Heart Sponsors: Denise Smith, Armen Hratchian Hope Starts Here,  and Brightmoor Neighborhood Alliance, 

DTE- Christmas Concert with Fred Hammond, Youth Summer Employment

Rock by Rock-Science Kits

Black Girl MATHgic-Math Kits

EcoWorks- Home Energy Kits

Community Education Commission- PPE

Story Time w/Julian and Harrietts Bookshop- Black Authors Book Drive

Albany State University- Center for Educational Opportunity 

Detroit Reconnect- Laptops for Adult Learners

Ossie MTHouse- Gardening Planning

Stateline Lighting Authority- Christmas Sponsor

The Village PCL/community- 200 Lapdesk

Rosa Parks Youth Program- Easter Baskets

Yusef Bunchy Shakur- Mama Akuas Community House

Wayne State University- Brilliant Joy in a Box/Because of Them We Can

Continued Funding for 2021-22 Summer and School Year 

PACE of Michigan

Guardian Industries