In our latest video Brightmoor residents answer the questions “What does independence mean to you?” and “How do we build a community of independence?”
Detroit home where 5-year-old girl was fatally shot now used as resource for children, young mothers
A project that we have been working on has finally come to fruition! Last September a gunman stormed into a home on Detroit’s west side fatally shooting 5-year-old Isabella Coleman and injuring her mother Dejiza Coleman who was shot 17 times. Since the tragedy church leaders, a youth group and neighbors raised thousands to rebuild the home where it happened. Read the whole story here.
Our students were able to benefit from Detroit recording artist GRiZ partnering with HP to donate laptops to Seven Mile Music. Watch as he introduces our students to beat making through technology.
Mission: City was featured on the PBS Show “Are the Kids All Right:The Well Being of Children Roadshow” Topics covered: Brightmoor Kids – Living in Brightmoor “One Detroit” Associate Producer Will Glover sits down with a group of neighborhood children from Brightmoor to hear what they like about living in the neighborhood. ACES As in every community, there are issues that cause stress and anxiety in children. These are referred to as ACES – or “adverse childhood experiences.” They include…
DETROIT (FOX 2) – It’s helped Lamar Curry become a gentleman, with school, keeping him focused and set him on the path to success. “This community center means a lot to me, I grew up here,” he said. A member of the Brightmoor community, Curry visits Mission City often. For the last decade, that community center has helped serve thousands of kids in the neighborhood. Run on donations, its become a beacon of hope for those in need of assistance. The…