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Parents! Did you know?

1 in 4 teens contract a sexually transmitted disease every year.
Parents, it’s never too early to start talking to your child/teen about sex (age appropriate conversations of course). We encourage you to talk early and talk often.
The culture and media bombard our youth with their standards regarding sex but as parents, it’s our job to teach and train our children before the culture does.
If you need help having this conversation and conversations like these please contact us, we’ve loved to help.

Pick-Me-Up

May 13, 2021

Parents see what one of our Keys 2 Life Sponsors (Max & Marjorie Fisher Foundation) had to say about our last year’s summer camp. At The Yunion’s “Keys 2 Life” summer camp program, Detroit youth spent their long, warm days engaged in performing arts activities…

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Parent’s This is For You

May 12, 2021

Parents it’s no secret that sleep plays an important role in good physical and mental health. Sleep deprivation can leave you feeling irritable and exhausted in the short-term, but it can also have serious long-term health consequences as well. Lack of sleep is linked to…

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Friday Yunion Parent Check in

May 12, 2021
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Keys to Life Is Back

May 12, 2021

IT’S BACK! Our Keys 2 Life Performing Arts Summer Camp has gone VIRTUAL HYBRID! This amazing 4-week summer camp starts Monday, July 5th, and includes virtual classes on Beat Making, Music Production, Dance, Acting, Stringed Instrumentation, Song-Writing, and In-Person Field Trips (CDC guideline compliant)! Also…

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Happy Mother’s Day

May 9, 2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms.

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Album For the Yunion Alumni

May 6, 2021

Today we want to honor one of our Yunion Alumni. Tiaunna Bradley was 10 years old when we first met her. She was a part of our Keys 2 Life and SWAG program. We had the honor and pleasure of following her through High School…

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Parenting Tip Tuesday!

May 4, 2021

“Show Your Teen Respect and Expect It in Return” Parents we know the second part of the tip goes without saying but we wanted to let you know they go hand in hand. As our children go through adolescence they are transitioning and we should…

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The Yunion Alumni

May 3, 2021

We want to take the time to acknowledge one of our “Yunion Alumni”. Shaq Hall has gone through several of the Yunion’s Programs (SWAG, The Cave of Adullam, Keys 2 Life). He has also worked for us doing photography and video work. Yesterday he graduated…

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-In

April 30, 2021
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Parent’s this is for you!

April 28, 2021

Parents, Did You Know? The only 100% guaranteed way to avoid STIs/STDs is to not have any kind of sexual contact — like vaginal, anal, or oral sex, or skin-to-skin genital touching — with another person. At the Yunion we focus on a Sexual Risk…

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Mothers and Fathers!

April 26, 2021

Mothers and Fathers! Listen as our CEO and founder Jason Wilson talks about the importance of healing from your mother’s wound.

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-in

April 23, 2021
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Parents, can you relate?

April 23, 2021
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The Nine Nonprofit Leaders Work Together To Form The Black Executive Director Alliance of Detroit

April 20, 2021

Our Executive Director Nicole Wilson is one of nine black Executive Directors featured in this article. The Black Executive Director Alliance of Detroit includes Tiffany Brown, founder and executive director of Developing Despite Distance; Reneé Fluker, founder and president of the Midnight Golf Program; Richard…

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I need to talk to you

April 20, 2021

Parents, have their attention before you speak. If you are too busy to stop what you are doing and just yell from the next room it is likely that your teenager will be too busy to stop what she is doing to listen to you.…

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Parents what’s your opinion

April 19, 2021

Parents, what’s your opinion? Sex is one of the most daunting conversations a parent can have with their child. It’s also a conversation that’s apparently being had too late. In 2009, TIME Magazine reported that more than 40% of teens had intercourse before talking to…

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