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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Meet Two High School Seniors Making an Impact for Detroit Youth

by: William Sexton | Feb. 22nd, 2018   If you’re looking to make positive change in Detroit, there’s no better place to start than with the city’s young people. That’s why at the Skillman Foundation, Detroit’s youth are not only the center of our work, they are also a part of our team! Each year […]

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Kumar Raj Named One of The Funders’ Network’s 2018 PLACES Fellows

by: The Funders’ Network | Feb. 22nd, 2018 This post was originally published on The Funders’ Network’s blog. The Funders’ Network is proud to announce our 2018 PLACES Fellows — 16 exemplary leaders in philanthropy who will embark on a year-long curriculum focusing on equity and inclusion. A key element of TFN’s mission is to […]

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Director of Evaluation & Learning

by: The Skillman Foundation | Feb. 20th, 2018 The Skillman Foundation, located in Detroit, MI, is committed to improving the lives of Detroit children. The Foundation is a private, place-based foundation organized to help expand educational and economic opportunities for Detroit youth. We believe that when Detroit children thrive, Detroit thrives. For more information, visit […]

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Safety Strategy Review 2013-2016

by: The Skillman Foundation | Feb. 19th, 2018 Prepared by JFM Consulting Group A review of the Foundation’s safety strategy from 2013-2016, during which time the Foundation set out to increase the actual and perceived safety of children through an alignment of efforts between a broad cross section of stakeholders, including the Detroit Police Department […]

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Promising a Better Future for our Black Men and Boys

by: Tonya Allen | Feb. 16th, 2018 Now, more than ever, Detroit needs its Black men and boys. As the city continues to experience an exciting recovery, it’s important that boys and men of color have an active role in the new economic and social opportunities that are arising. We, at the Skillman Foundation, are […]

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