Special Events

Thanksgiving Day Parade Float Contest

The Skillman Foundation and The Parade Company ask young Detroit artists to create a design for the annual America's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The winning design is turned into a parade float.

Boys of Color Symposium III: Warriors for Positive Change

This March 2012 event is the third in a series of Boys of Color symposiums, which revisit the dire plight of today's young men of color. The event provides a city-wide forum for community leaders, educators, mentors, parents, and youth to discuss issues facing boys of color in today's society.