The COVID-19 pandemic has affected lives and businesses around the world and The Yunion is no exception. As our nation has come to a near stand-still, we cannot lose site of our most precious commodity- our young people. The Yunion is determined to cross the digital divide to reach children and families where they are and continue to provide mentoring, counseling, life skills, and prevention services. We are happy to announce that the Yunion has launched our S.W.A.G., Pitch U, Standing in the Gap, STEM Drone, and Citi Camp mentoring programs virtually. This week we went live with our first wave of virtual programming and we will remain committed to servicing youth and families of Metro Detroit virtually until the pandemic is over. Be on the lookout for an open application to get your child involved in our Virtual Enrichment Academy soon! Please continue to support our efforts and visit www.theyunion.org for more information.
Please stay home and stay safe! We will all get through this together! Our prayers and love go out to all of our essential workers on the front lines!.
Grab your tickets and meet ‘Victor’ at the premiere of ‘Sticks and Stones’ TMRW at 6:30PM! https://www.eventbrite.com/…/sticks-stones-movie…Read More
“𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐱𝐭 𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭.” Parents, we have a very challenging, yet honorable job. On one hand, we are teaching and training our children to be the best version of themselves so they can live fulfilled and successful…Read More
The effects of bullying are too long of a list to write. It’s why we decided to capture it in our #antibullying film, ‘Sticks and Stones’ premiering on Oct 16th! Tickets are limited https://www.eventbrite.com/…/sticks-stones-movie… so get yours and join us as we do our part…Read More
Hey parents! Did you know…? 𝘝𝘦𝘳𝘣𝘢𝘭 𝘣𝘶𝘭𝘭𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘴 𝘴𝘢𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘳 𝘸𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘦𝘢𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴. This includes: Teasing Name-calling Inappropriate sexual comments Taunting Threatening to cause harm This type of bullying can occur during or after school hours. While most reported bullying happens…Read More
Parents, and especially fathers, this is just a reminder that “Boys Do Cry”. We want to thank @piffmarti for making this song and for highlighting our CEO and Founder @mrjasonwilson at the end. This topic is covered thoroughly in Jason Wilson’s books “Battle Cry –…Read More
Continuing the conversation today on bullying in honor of #bullyingpreventionmonth. We are going more in-depth about kids who are perceived as different and how they are at an increased risk of being bullied. As parents, it is our job to teach our children that there…Read More
Parents! Did you know…? Research shows that students who are perceived as different in any type of way are at an increased risk of being bullied. This could be looks, behavior, style, relationships with other students, etc. Bullying affects all teens. This includes those who…Read More
Hey parents! Did you know… Nearly 33% of children are obese and malnourished. This increases lack of energy, lower academic performance, poor concentration, memory loss, and can even lower life expectancy! Diet plays a HUGE role in children physically, mentally, and emotionally.…Read More
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