PROGRAMS

As mentioned in our Vision statement, we aim to have a positive lifelong impact on Detroit inner-city youth.  The programs below were designed with this in mind. They inspire and empower young men to develop the self-sufficiency required to design and manage proficient futures.

Young Men of Vision

Young Men of Vision is a male mentoring program for middle school aged students focused on their development in five areas: self-awareness, social intelligence, higher education, career and health and wellness. While focusing on these five areas the program is designed to teach critical residual skills students will ascertain and utilize for a life time.

These skills will be taught through seminars, workshops, competitions, tutoring, community service, field trips and tours. Students will be able to engage with multiple facilitators/speakers who has expertise in the area they will be assisting in. Students will also have access to a personal trainer to assist them with health and wellness during the program.

Young Men of Vision will be 24 weeks long. Students that are eligible for this program are those who are currently enrolled in a participating middle school, in grades 6-8. Enrollment in the program is referral- based via the school’s administration. The program will accept 20 male students.  Students will meet for 2 hours immediately afterschool, 1-2 per week.

Young Men of Vision-College Prep

It is the purpose of Young Men of Vision- College Prep to mentor and teach underserved high school students in Detroit, ages 14-18 to develop residual skills that will give them an advantage in college readiness and career planning.

Program Highlights  


College Mentors 
Quarterly College Tours 
Scholarship Opportunities  
College Prep Curriculum
Lessons Learned: A Guide to Successfully Mastering Your College Experience 
 

Excelling Against All Odds

It is the purpose of Excelling Against All Odds to assist young adult men in the city of Detroit with developing and executing a self-driven plan of action that will allow them to sustain and then excel in their communities.

Program Overview 


1-2 Year Housing Program 
Participants Will: 
Complete 5 Year Goal Plan which will include 
     Educational Advancement

     Job securement

     Housing attainment 
Attend Workshops
     Branding

     Resume

     Goal Planning
Attend Seminars 
     Time management

     Saving

     Networking

     Entrepreneurship  
Attend Spiritual Advancement Opportunities 
       
 

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