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Build Strong Children Than Repair Broken Men

“It’s easier to build strong children than repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglas

This statement is so true and we see it everyday in our work. Children start off with a light and innocence that comes natural to them. Over time we see life experiences can dim that light and taint their innocence.

As parents and community leaders it is our job to protect our children but sometimes due to our trauma and or life experiences we can cause unintended brokenness in our children we are trying to protect them from.

The beautiful thing is we can always make adjustments and improve as parents and community leaders.

The goal is to equip and empower our young people while they’re young so when they become adults they’re in better emotional, mental, spiritual, financial, and or physical positions than we are in.

We were never meant to do all that is required alone. The Yunion loves supporting youth and families. If you have a young person that needs support or knows a family that has a young person that needs support please feel free to contact us. (313) 870-9771 or theyunion.org

Trauma Informed Parenting

May 16, 2024

Wellness Wednesday Trauma Informed Parenting

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Campus Tour At The University Of Michigan

May 15, 2024

Our students had a blast at the University of Michigan for a campus tour and information session. From campus tours and scavenger hunts to inspiring talks by guest speaker Christine Chavez, it was an unforgettable experience! Huge thanks to the University of Michigan and our…

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A Day In The Life Of Antoine

May 14, 2024

Spend the day with Antoine Crowder, our Case Manager at The Yunion.๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’ซ – – – #theyunion #dayinmylife #dayinmylifevlog #digitaldiary #detroityouth #nonprofit

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 12, 2024

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod To all the super-moms out there, thank you for being a constant source of support and love.๐Ÿฅฐ Happy Mother Day! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’• –…

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Children’s Mental Health Matters

May 10, 2024

Our children’s mental health matters! ๐ŸŒŸ Parents, help us debunk mental health rumors by educating yourself on effective mental health solutions. Together, we can break stereotypes and support our youth’s mental health.๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’™ – – – #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthmatters #mentalhealthmonth #mentalhealthisimportant #therapy #mentalillness

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Restorative Parenting

May 9, 2024

Wellness Wednesday Restorative Parenting

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Summer Activity To Keep Your Teen Busy

May 7, 2024

๐ŸšจCalling All Pre-Teen Parents๐Ÿšจ If your pre-teen isโ€ฆ Passionate about performing arts?โœ… Between 11-13 years old? โœ… Looking for an epic summer activity?โœ… Then look no further, the Keys 2 Life Performing Arts Summer Camp is the perfect summer activity to keep your teen busy…

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Keys 2 Life Performing Arts Summer Camp

May 3, 2024

Summer is here, and so is the Keys 2 Life Performing Arts Summer Camp! ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽค๐Ÿชฉ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿฝ Click the link in our bio to secure your 11-13 year olds spot today! Registration closes Monday, June 17th. We can’t wait to see you there!๐ŸŒŸ – – – #theyunion…

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Top-notch Conditioning And Mentorship At The Cave Of Adullam Transformational Training Academy

May 3, 2024

CAVE UPDATE: Weโ€™ve welcomed 4 new groups of boys at The Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy, offering them top-notch conditioning and mentorship! Plus, our former Emotional Stability Training students polished their dining etiquette skills at etiquette training ๐Ÿคต๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Our Cave parents are thrilled…

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Players Coalition Doantes $50,000 To Detroit Non-Profit, The Yunion

April 30, 2024

Great blessings ahead! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ On April 25, @playerscoalition announced its partnership with The Yunion, donating to three organizations dedicated to preventing gun violence! The Players Coalition partners with over 1,400 professional athletes, coaches, and owners to combat racial injustice and inequality. We are blessed for…

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Mental Health Awareness

April 25, 2024
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The Yunion’s Work Force Development Team Complete The S.W.A.G Program

April 20, 2024

Another chapter closes on S.W.A.G! Huge thanks to the John R. King and University Prep Academy Ellen Thompson youth for an unforgettable 12 weeks. Together, weโ€™ve touched the lives of countless youth, equipping them with the foundation and life skills necessary to navigate through lifeโ€™s…

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Staying Connected To Your Child During Adolescence

April 18, 2024

Wellness Wedneaday Staying Connected to your child during adolescence

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WFD Youth Just Kicked Off The Commercial Film Production At Stock X Headquarters

April 17, 2024

Our WorkForce Development team is turning inspiration into action! ๐Ÿ’ซ โ  โ  The WFD youth just kicked off the Commercial Film Production program at Stock X Headquarters in Detroit. Over the next two weeks, theyโ€™ll collaborate on a capstone project, creating a Reel for the…

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Our SWAG Students Had A Blast At The Bonaventure Skating Rink

April 13, 2024

Come rain or snow, The Yunion is always going to show up and show out for the youth๐Ÿ’™ Our SWAG students had a blast at the Bonaventure Skating Rink, creating memories that will last a lifetime. These moments of joy drive our mission to empower…

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Conscious Conversations: Creating Positive Parenting Interactions

April 11, 2024

Wellness Wednesday Conscious Conversations: Creating Positive Parenting Interactions

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