Upcoming Events

Check out some upcoming events and programs from our community partners.

Community | Education | Programs | Scholarships



5th Annual Fatherhood Initiative Forum

Brought to you by Wayne County Fatherhood Initiative

Description: The free forum is open to the public and is recommended for fathers and male caregivers. Speakers, resources and breakout sessions will be available during the forum focused on a father’s involvement in a child’s life.

When: June 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Greater Grace Temple Church

23500 W. 7 Mile Road

Detroit, MI 48219

Contact: For more information call


5th Annual Fatherhood Initiative Forum Flyer

Back to School Bazaar

Brought to you by The Children’s Center

Description: The Back to School Bazaar will prepare children for a successful school year. The center will equip children with everything they need to go back to school. The event is free to The Children’s Center clients.

When: August 22, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: The Children’s Center

79 W. Alexandrine

Detroit, MI 48201

Contact: For more information call 313-262-0943.

Back to School Bazaar Community Partner Commitment Form



ABE, GED-Prep, ESL Classes

Brought to you by Dominican Literacy Center

Description: Specializing in Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development and English as a Second Language classes and one on one tutoring. Student orientation is held twice a month.

When: Monday – Thursday from 8 a. to 8 p.m. and Friday – Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Samaritan Center

5555 Conner, Suite 1414

Detroit, MI 48213

Contact: To register or for more information call 313-267-1000.

ABE, GED-Prep, ESL Classes Flyer

Career Online High School

Brought to you by Matrix Human Services

Description: COHS focuses on the real-world skills needed to succeed in the workplace today. In addition to a high school diploma, participants earn a Career Certificate in your chosen career area.

Contact: To enroll go to ed2go.com/matrixcohs or call 313-526-4000 Ext. 1319.

Free Adult Education Classes

Brought to you by Detroit Public Schools Community District

Description: The mission of DPS Adult Education is to strengthen the community by eliminating adult illiteracy and improving client skills for successful long-term employment. Detroit Public Schools’ Adult Education programs offer High School Completion (HSC), General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education/Pre-GED (ABE), and English as a Second Language (ESL) at several community sites and schools, including two main Adult Education campuses, throughout Detroit.


West Campus

16164 Asbury Park
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 852-1089
Programs: ABE/GED/HSC

East Campus

13840 Lappin Street
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 579-7109
Programs: ABE/GED/HSC

Academy of the Americas

5680 Konkel Street
Detroit, MI 48210
Programs: ESL

Bennett Elementary School

2111 Mullane Street
Detroit, MI 48209
Programs: ESL

Earhart Elementary-Middle

1000 Scotten
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3945
Programs: ESL

Golightly Career and Technical Center

900 Dickerson Ave
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 822-8820

Programs: ABE/GED

International Institute

111 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 872-0863

Programs: ABE/GED/ESL

Neinas Elementary

6021 McMillan
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3701

Programs: ABE/GED/ESL

Priest Elementary-Middle

7840 Wagner
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 849-3705

Programs: ESL

Western International

1500 Scotten
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-4758

Programs: ABE/GED/ESL

Contact: To register or for more information go to detroit.k12.mi.us.

Free Adult GED Program

Brought to you by St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center

Description: The Adult GED Program at St. Vincent & Sarah Fisher Center is a free, personalized tutoring program that focuses upon helping Detroit area adults (age 18 or older) to becoming more self-sufficient and contributing members to the community and economy, through education.

Locations & Times: 

Main Campus (West Side)

20900 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48219
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

East Side (Neighborhood Service Org.)
9641 Harper, Detroit, MI 48213
Monday: 9:00 a.m.

Downtown Campus (Wayne Metro Agency)
7310 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
Monday: 1:30 p.m.

Central Campus (Focus: HOPE)
1200 Oakman Blvd., Detroit, MI 48238
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Contact: To register or for more information call 313-535-9200.

Let’s Learn Spanish! Classes

Brought to you by Time Bank

Description: Practice your Spanish conversational skills or learn more. Free Spanish classes provided to the public weekly.

When: Saturdays from 10:10 to 11:50 a.m.

Location: Campbell Library

8733 W. Vernor Hwy

Detroit, MI 48209

Contact: For more information call 313-481-1555 or email edgar_quinto@live.com.mx.

Let’s Learn Spanish! Classes Flyer

SAT Test Preparation

Brought to you by Detroit Public Library

Description: A free resource provided by the library for the SAT called Learning Express Library. Instructions: Go to the Detroit Public Library website, select “databases” then choose “test preparation” and click go, select Learning Express Library followed by “college prep center” and then “prepare for your SAT” to access the preparation resource.

Contact: For more information go to detroitpubliclibrary.org or call 313-481-1741.



Living Arts Out-of-School

Brought to you by Out-of-School Arts Program

Description: Dance and visual arts classes available for ages 2-18 and early programs are available for children three months to six years of age. The summer sessions registration for returning students is June 14 at 5 p.m. and new students on June 19 at 5 p.m. both at the FREC. For specific classes, times and cost contact the phone number below.

When: June 26, 2017 to August 26, 2017.

Location: Ford Resource and Engagement Center

2826 Bagley Ave.

Detroit, MI 48216

Contact: For more information call 313-384-2902.

MiBYTES Computer Science Summer Camps

Brought to you by University of Michigan Computer Science & Engineering

Description: The five-day commuter program is ideal for students who are curious about exploring the basics of computer science. Through engaging lectures and hands-on activities, students will be introduced to fundamental principals of computer science. They will be able to build their own working mobile app with MITApp Inventor. The program is for 9th to 12th graders and costs $25 to attend both camps.

When: Tinkering with Mobile Apps I on July 10-14, 2017.

Tinkering with Mobile Apps II on July 17-21, 2017.

Location: Michigan Engineering Zone (The MEZ)

663 Woodward Avenue

Detroit, MI 48201

Contact: For more information or to register go to mibytes-mez.umich.edu.

MiBYTES Computer Science Summer Camps Flyer

ProjectArt Residency Program

Brought to you by ProjectArt

Description: ProjectArt is seeking 40 emerging contemporary artists based in NYC, Miami, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Chicago and Los Angeles for their 2017-18 residency program. Artists will have the opportunity to design, implement and teach yearlong art classes to youth that do not receive arts opportunities. To apply or for more information go to www.projectart.org/residency2017-18.

When: Deadline to apply is June 15, 2017.

Contact: If you have any questions call 212-256-1947 or email adarsh@projectart.org.

The Salvation Army Harbor Light-Evangeline Program

Brought to you by The Salvation Army Harbor Light

Description: The Salvation Army Harbor Light-Evangeline Program has provided substance abuse treatment to women for over 20 years. The Evangeline Programs services pregnant women, women with children or women that have had a child within their lifetime that have a substance use disorder. We have recently partnered with an agency that provides a higher level of child care services for our participants.

Services offered include alcohol and drug treatment, community recreation and education programs, emergency shelter, worship services, day care and more.

Location: Harbor Light

3737 Lawton Street

Detroit, MI 48208

Contact: For more information call Kyra Fisher at 313-361-6136.

The Salvation Army Harbor Light-Evangeline Program Flyer



Awareness of Smoking Scholarship

Brought to you by Vaping Daily

Description: The scholarship contest is available for attending a university at the undergraduate or graduate level who are 18 years and older. Four questions are required to be answered in the essay application and have a word count between 1,000-1,5000 words. The winning candidates will receive $6,000 every year to cover educational expenses.

When: Deadline to apply is July 10, 2017.

Contact: For more information go to vapingdaily.com/scholarship.

HPOA Scholarship

Brought to you by Hispanic Police Officer Association of Michigan-Detroit Chapter

Description: The scholarship award is designed to recognize students who are serious in furthering their education. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to qualified students.

When: Deadline to apply is May 31, 2017.

Contact: For more information email bear911@flash.net

HPOA Scholarship Flyer

HPOA Scholarship Application

Metro Youth Day & Youth Day Scholarship

Brought to you by Northeast Guidance Center

Description: The annual Metro Detroit Youth Day will bring thousands participants to Belle Isle to lend a helping hand by supervising sports clinics, games, contests, luncheon and other additional activists during the event. Students can apply for the 2017 Metro Detroit Youth Day Scholarship by May 19.

When: July 12, 2017.

Location: Belle Isle

Detroit, MI

Contact: For more information go to metrodetroityouthday.org.

Unity Lodge No. 28/Morgan Guice Educational Fund Scholarship

Brought to you by Unity Lodge No. 28/Morgan Guice Educational Fund

Description:  The Unity Lodge No 28/Morgan Guice Educational Fund scholarship will reward high school seniors who have residency in Michigan and are actively pursuing undergraduate degrees at a university in the United States related to careers in journalism, communications or human services are preferred. All applicants will be considered. This year, two or more scholarship awards consisting of $500.00 will be awarded.

When: Deadline to apply is June 1, 2017.

Contact: For more information call 313-579-333.

Unity Lodge No. 28/Morgan Guice Educational Fund Scholarship Application