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Parents Are Heroes

March 9, 2023

Parents 👋, we have partnered with Detroit Public Schools Community District and their Parent Engagement Conference. Join us March 28th from 8am-3pm at The Renaissance Center at the Detroit Marriot where our CEO Jason Wilson] will be one of the presenters. The goal of the…

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Wellness Wednesday – Parental Advisory and Intentional Parenting

March 9, 2023

Parental Advisory – Intentional Parenting

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Talk To ‘Em Tuesday – Talking Prompts for Parents to Engage Their Adolescent

March 8, 2023

Parents 👋, it’s “Talk to ‘Em Tuesday” 🗣️ Today’s talking prompt: “What is your favorite thing about yourself, and what is one thing about yourself that you want to work on?” This prompt can encourage your teenager to reflect on their strengths and weaknesses, and…

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Parenting Teens And Tweens – Allowing Abnormal Aggression To Escalate Can Be Harmful

March 7, 2023

Parents, did you know “Verbal aggression is common among adolescents, especially boys, due to hormonal changes and a desire for independence. However, if this behavior becomes abusive or turns into physical violence, it’s important to seek help. Allowing abnormal aggression to escalate can be harmful.…

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Students With Awareness & Goals – Stay Positive

March 1, 2023

Parents, hear what our students have to say about what they learned in their SWAG life skills sessions. “I learned so much from ‘swag’ today! Don’t give negativity to those who give you negativity” – stay positive! #swag #positivity #lifelessons #nofighting #staypositive #spreadlove

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Parenting Teenage Girls Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

February 28, 2023

Words from our Executive Director @mrsnicolewilson “Being a mom to a teenage girl is not for the faint at heart. Our girls begin forming into young women and can often become a mirror for ourselves- who we were, who we are and the in between…

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-in – For Parents And Adults That Work With Adolescence

February 24, 2023

Program Director Mr. Ron’s (desired) weekly Check-in for Parents and adults that work with adolescence

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Wellness Wednesday – Recognizing Signs Of Distress In Youth

February 23, 2023

Recognizing Signs of Distress in Youth

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Important Role Parents Have In Setting Examples For Their Children

February 22, 2023

Parents, 👋 We often take for granted the important role parents have in setting examples for their children. Apologizing shows our children that we take ownership of our mistakes, and it’s an example of how we can make up for our wrongs and build trust…

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Let’s Work Together To Raise Awareness And Prevent Dating Violence

February 17, 2023

Parents, “Did you know” that 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 10 boys have experienced physical and/or sexual dating violence? This is a serious issue that affects the well-being and safety of young people. Let’s work together to raise awareness and prevent dating violence.…

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Wellness Wednesday – “What is Trauma Informed Parenting”

February 16, 2023

Trauma Informed Parenting – “What is Trauma Informed Parenting” with Dr. Shantalea Johns

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Talk To Your Teen: What Makes YOU The Happiest?

February 15, 2023

Talk to Your Teen: What Makes YOU the Happiest? Come join us for Talk to ‘Em Tuesday! Today, I’m prompting you to ask your adolescent what makes you and them the happiest. Let’s have an engaging conversation and get to know each other a bit…

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Show Your Adolescents You “Had It” And You Still “Got It”

February 11, 2023

Parents and Educators (in this case), 👋 Don’t hurt ‘em! 😂 Sometimes you have to let them know who you are and where you came from. Sometimes you have to remind yourself of who you are and where you came from (because we forget). We…

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Join Our Program Director Mr. Ron

February 11, 2023

Join our Program Director Mr. Ron as he provides a safe space for parents to check-in emotionally, gain parenting tips and learn new information about the Yunion.

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Organizations to Improve Access to Mental Health Care

February 10, 2023

Black communities in Detroit are facing increasing rates of anxiety and depression – yet have disproportionately fewer ways to access mental health care and services due to racial and ethnic disparities driven by social determinants of health. A group of eight philanthropic partners in the…

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Wellness Wednesday – Things Every Parent Should Know

February 9, 2023

Teen Dating Violence Awareness – Things Every Parent Should Know

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