From One Underprivileged Parent to Another – Blessings In a Bookbag …

Jan 24, 2014

Young @___Heroine, Follow Her Journey #SheDidThat!

When we found out that one of our “STARs,” Endia Lasha, from University Preparatory Academy not only made National Honor Society – a mere sophomore in high school – already receiving letters of interest from various colleges and universities throughout the states for her academic achievement, we had to send her a shirt.  #SheDidThat! This […]

Jan 13, 2014

@MentorNational Dishes on the Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring

The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring … the first-ever national survey of young people on the topic of mentoring, examines the mentoring effect on youth, their aspirations and achievements and the community around them. The report also highlights a substantial mentoring gap that exists in America, especially for […]

Nov 21, 2013

$20,000 Scholarship: Calling All Athletes …

The Footlocker Scholar Athletes program honors athletes for demonstrating excellence in school, on their sports team, and in their communities.  This is an award where they celebrate YOU!  Not necessarily because you scored the winning touchdown or goal, but because sports have helped you grow into a strong leader in your community. Twenty winners of […]

Jul 30, 2013

In the Community: ‘Connect 2 Protect’

What’s Happening … People of Victory: Lady’s Night Social for women living with HIV – Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 5pm-7pm (TONIGHT) – Facilitator: Valentine Djelaj, MSW – Beautiful Resource Center 1415 Glynn Ct #111 Detroit, MI  48206 – (313) 733-8183 Email or call (586-307-2215) Valentina Djelaj (vdjelaj@med.wayne.edu) if you are interested in being involved with […]

Jun 2, 2013

Inspiration Awards: ‘The World Would be Better if Women Ran the Show’ …

Modern Family‘s Julie Bowen, designer Trina Turk and Color Force producer Nina Jacobson were honored at the 10th Annual Inspiration Awards at the Beverly Hilton Friday. The awards honor women who embody the mission of Step Up, a non-profit organization created to empower teen girls to be “confident, college bound and career-ready.” Step Up is […]