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Dave's Choice Community Development Awarded Skillman Foundation Grant to Empower Detroit Youth Detroit,
September 1- Dave's Choice Community Development Corporation is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a generous grant of $5,000 from The Skillman Foundation to support its Youth Mental Health Outreach program.
The Skillman Foundation has a remarkable history of partnering with individuals and organizations to transform education systems, nurturing the brilliance and power of Detroit's youth. Over the years, it has granted over $730 million, becoming a vocal advocate for strengthening K-12 education, afterschool programming, child-centered neighborhoods, youth and community leadership, and advancing racial equity and justice.
Dave's Choice Community Development Corporation, a non-profit organization committed to empowering underrepresented youth, will utilize this grant to further its mission of providing essential mental health resources and support to Detroit's youth. The Youth Mental Health Outreach program aims to address the critical gap in access to mental health services for underserved youth in the community.
Through a combination of workshops, mentoring, community engagement activities, and performance opportunities, the program seeks to equip young individuals with the skills and support they need to overcome challenges, build resilience, and envision a brighter future.
"This grant from The Skillman Foundation is a testament to our shared commitment to empowering Detroit's youth," said Dave Bishop, President of Dave's Choice Community Development Corporation. "We are deeply honored and grateful for their support, which will allow us to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth we serve."
The Skillman Foundation is currently developing a new strategic framework, co-designed with Detroit youth and their champions, to continue its mission of strengthening the community and creating opportunities for Detroit's young people.
For more information about The Skillman Foundation, please visit www.skillman.org.
Dave's Choice Community Development Corporation is dedicated to affecting, empowering, and impacting the lives of underrepresented children and families through career preparation, life skill development, and youth programming. To learn more about Dave's Choice CDC and its initiatives, visit daveschoicecdc.org.
For media inquiries or further information, please contact: Dave Bishop President Dave’s Choice Community Development 313.539.6188 Info@daveschoicecdc.org
About Dave's Choice Community Development Corporation:
Dave's Choice Community Development Corporation (Dave's Choice CDC) is a non-profit organization committed to empowering underrepresented children and families through career preparation, life skill development, and youth programming. Based in [City, State], Dave's Choice CDC strives to create positive change by providing essential resources, mentorship, and support to help young individuals build resilience and achieve their full potential.
About The Skillman Foundation: The Skillman Foundation, established in 1960, partners with people to transform education systems, nurturing the brilliance and power of Detroit youth. Over the years, it has granted over $730 million, advocating for strengthening K-12 education, afterschool programming, child-centered neighborhoods, youth and community leadership, and advancing racial equity and justice. The foundation is currently developing a new strategic framework, co-designed with Detroit youth and their champions, to continue its mission of empowering the community and creating opportunities for Detroit's young people. For more information, please visit www.skillman.org.
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