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Meet Adesola Holmes!

𝘏𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 #𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘰𝘧𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘠𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵! ⁣
This week, we are honoring another one of our team members; 𝘮𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘈𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘰𝘭𝘢 𝘏𝘰𝘭𝘮𝘦𝘴! 🎉
Adesola started with the Yunion in 2017 and currently serves as a Workforce Development Case Manager. She has several social services certifications and is projected to earn her Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Services from the University of Michigan this year. ⁣
As she explains in the video, she has had several different positions with us here and we are so grateful to have her as part of our staff! Cheers to you Adesola, thanks for all you do! ⁣
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Social Media Awareness

March 23, 2023

Thank you @maxstossel for the phenomenal work you do around Social Media awareness. We had a great day of encouragement and learning about social media! Students, staff, and parents all had the opportunity to participate. Max shared comprehensive research about social media and its effects…

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-In

March 17, 2023

Friday Yunion Parent Check-In

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Healthy Parenting – Boundaries

March 17, 2023

Parents 👋, Did you hear 👂 Mr. Ron is out here using the “B” word🤬 Yes, he is out here encouraging parents to establish…. BOUNDARIES! We know setting boundaries may seem like a daunting task, but trust us, it’s worth it! By establishing clear limits…

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Wellness Wednesday – Trauma Informed Parenting

March 16, 2023

Trauma Informed Parenting

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Women’s History Month

March 15, 2023

Parents, it’s Women’s History Month! Have you heard of Wangari Maathai? She is the first African Woman tie win the Noble Peace Prize. Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan social, environmental and a political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.…

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-In

March 10, 2023

Friday Yunion Parent Check-In

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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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