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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Meeting Detroit brilliance with resilience in difficult times

by: Matthew Hoerauf | May. 21st, 2020 To access the Detroit COVID-19 Therapy Collaborative, click here or call 313-488-HOPE (4673). At The Skillman Foundation we have long recognized that while abilities span geographies and socio-economic strata, opportunities often do not. Detroit youth overcome significant barriers on their paths to success and to cultivate their brilliance. […]

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Caring for our kids during COVID-19

Ariel Tuff student stands in front of artwork atCollege for Creative Studies Community Arts Partnerships' Director's Choice Student Art Awards 2016

by: Terry Whitfield | May. 20th, 2020 This op-ed originally appeared in Michigan Chronicle. View the original post. Saying that 2020 has been a tough year is an understatement. COVID-19 has turned our world upside down in ways that will reverberate throughout history, changing how we interact with each other for the foreseeable future. To […]

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How can Detroit educators learn how to transform their classrooms? Ask the students.

by: | May. 6th, 2020 “How can Detroit educators learn how to transform their classrooms? Ask the students” was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here. High school senior Caleb Bailey started to sharpen his financial literacy skills as part of the Midnight Golf mentoring […]

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