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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Education: Investing in Education Quality for Detroit Youth

by: | Jul. 25th, 2016 Authored by Institute for Research and Reform in Education This evaluation report has three major elements: quantitative results on key education outcomes from the six Skillman Good Neighborhoods; an analytic review of selected investment strategies by the Foundation in these and other neighborhoods; and recommendations for creating conditions to improve […]

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Creating a Safe Detroit Through Police, Resident Partnership

by: | Jul. 20th, 2016 Over the past couple of years we have been witness to a growing number of senseless and horrible acts of violence across the nation for which we have no real explanations or immediate answers. These acts of violence have fueled both anger and fear, and have the potential for major […]

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The Skillman Foundation’s Youth Development Strategy: A Summary of Evaluation Findings, 2014-2015

by: | Jul. 19th, 2016 Prepared by Learning for Action This report includes findings on the youth development programs that the Foundation has funded, challenges and advance made by the Foundation and its partners in building a stronger system of youth development services, and recommendations for how to move forward with continued system building. Download the full report

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Stopping the loss of black lives

by: Tonya Allen | Jul. 8th, 2016 This is a difficult time for us all. We are witnessing unspeakable tragedy and violence against humanity. Be it in Orlando, Sandy Hook, Minneapolis, Baton Rouge, Dallas, Ferguson or Baltimore. We grieve for the lost lives of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the other 134 black people who […]

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