Do Not Overlook The Daily Trauma
I completely understand the sense of urgency as it relates to getting our children back in school. However, I pray in the rush to do so, we do not overlook the daily trauma their minds will endure due to wearing masks for 6 hours, social distancing from friends, no gym, eating lunch alone, daily temperature checks, etc.
Regardless if you do not believe the CDC’s guidelines should be adhered to, this is what schools will have to implement if they want to open. As a result, attending school during these unprecedented times will be an adverse childhood experience for students. Especially the ones who have lost friends, family and loved ones to COVID.
We’ve partnered with DPSCD (Detroit Public School Community District) to provide summer enrichment programs. This is a snippet of Mr. CJ teaching the kids the art of Storytelling. This is a talent if used correctly can help young people develop communication skills which is an…Read More
Cave of Adullam statistics: 78% of our recruits improve their grade point average one letter grade without tutoring. 98% of parents report their sons have grown spiritually and become more emotionally stable since becoming a recruit in the CATTA. #TheYunion #youth #lovingyouth #youthassistanceRead More
Please take a moment to watch the short video montage of our mentoring and prevention programs at https://theyunion.org. You’ll not only be encouraged but also see why there’s many reasons to have hope for Detroit youth and families! #TheYunion #youth #lovingyouth #youthassistanceRead More
Michigan does not mandate sex education, but it does mandate HIV/AIDS education. If sex education is provided, it must stress abstinence, include information on the importance of sex only within marriage, negative outcomes of teen sex, avoiding coercion, and healthy decision-making, and be medically accurate…Read More
Our executive director Nicole Wilson was honored to be invited to a discussion regarding funding and leadership development challenges for Black-led organizations, and how these opportunity gaps can be closed. Thank you to The Skillman Foundation for hosting this event and Terry E. Whitfield for…Read More
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