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New Custom Grief Center For Children And Teens

Sadly, 1 in 12 children in the state of Michigan will experience the death of a parent or sibling by the age 18. Ele’s Place Ann Arbor, the only non-profit community-based organization with a mission dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children, teens and their families has opened the doors to their

A Concert Experience For Young Kids

This fall the Baby Shark Live concert experience is coming to Detroit! The band, Pinksong, will be in Detroit at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 3 at 2pm. Tickets went on sale in July, so get them before they sell out! This fully immersive concert will feature songs other than “Baby Shark,” such as

Community Building New Structure At Eberwhite

After a professional assessment determined that Eberwhite Playground was no longer safe for play, the community rallied to rebuild the playground. The old structure was torn down in June and Phase I of the new structure will be expected this fall, building on the community-centered legacy of Eberwhite. In that spirit, the school is asking

Volunteer Program For Local Youth

The Ann Arbor YMCA’s youth-driven volunteer program for ages 11-17, Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC), allows participants to do something great for the community while also meeting new people and having fun! Through service learning projects with nonprofit agencies in Washtenaw County, over 1,800 youth have collaborated with over 100 nonprofits to provide over 100,000 hours

A Youth-Driven Teen Center

Ann Arbor’s Neutral Zone, originally founded by teens, provides social, cultural and creative opportunities for high schoolers with over 20 weekly after-school programs, such as tutoring, Teen Advisory Council, short story workshop and music production. Recently, the Zone received a check for $10,000 for a Capacity Building for Jobs Corps Program, which allows for a

Ypsi Township skateboard park groundbreaking

Washtenaw County celebrated International Go Skateboarding Day (July 21) by breaking ground on a new community skate park, slated to open in summer 2020 at the intersection of E. Clark Rd. and Midway in Ypsilanti. Washtenaw County Parks and Rec has pledged $250,000 for the skatepark, an amount that will be matched by the Build