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Today’s Trip

Parents if we are being honest with ourselves we can not control our children. Our goal shouldn’t be to control them, but our goal should be to influence them.
When we try to control them we take away their autonomy and when they are away from us it’s rare that they do what we want them to do. They do what they want to do regardless if it’s good for them or not.

But when we influence them by teaching, training, and role modeling then they internalize and maintain their autonomy and do what they feel is right based on what we’ve taught them whether you are around or not.

Teaching the Art of Storytelling

July 28, 2021

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…

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The Cave of Adullam

July 27, 2021

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 #youthassistance

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The Detroit Youth and Families!

July 24, 2021

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 #youthassistance

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-in

July 23, 2021

Friday Yunion Parent Check-in Keys 2 Life Field Trip 2/3

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The Loving Youth!

July 22, 2021

See what campers are expecting this summer and during camp: “I expect to take my school work to the next level” “Achieve healthy body goals” ”I expect myself to follow the rules – to stay in the green.” “I expect something good will happen!” #TheYunion…

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Parents, Did You Know?

July 22, 2021

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…

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Respect!

July 21, 2021

Our Keys 2 Life Performing Arts Summer Camp’s “Word of The Week” for week 2 was “Respect” Campers learned how to respect themselves, one another, and those in authority. They enjoy our conversations around what respect looks like to them and how having a lack…

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The Virtual Family Movie Night

July 17, 2021

Good afternoon family and friends, We had an in-person family movie plan for our Keys 2 Life campers and their families but unfortunately due to the rain, we had to make adjustments. Please gather your family and join us for a virtual family movie night…

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Family Movie Night Conclusion

July 17, 2021
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The Great Mentor!

July 17, 2021

A good mentor helps a mentee to make decisions that help them reach their goals. A great mentor builds a mentee’s confidence in a way that less instruction or assurance is needed from others.

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-In

July 16, 2021
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The Development Challenges for Black-led Organizations

July 15, 2021

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…

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Ain’t Too Proud

July 15, 2021

Our special guest last week was Tiffany Frances – a Detroit native who played Josephine in New York Broadway production “Ain’t Too Proud” – an electrifying new musical about the life and times of The Temptations. Last week our acting students had the opportunity to…

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-In Keys 2 Life Field Trip

July 9, 2021
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Field Trip Time

July 9, 2021

Field trip time!!! #Keys2LifeSummerCamp2021

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Achieve Healthy Body Goals

July 7, 2021

Our Keys 2 Life Performance Arts Summer Camp word of the week is “Expectancy”. See what campers are expecting this summer and during camp. “I expect to take my school work to the next level” “Achieve healthy body goals” I expect myself to follow the…

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