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Nonprofits for Black Male Youth & Adults in Michigan

For Black Male Youth

The Barney McCosky League is a co-ed instructional program that provides sports education to Detroit area children age 4-17.

At the heart of Detroit Cares is the belief that all children have the innate capacity and eagerness to learn and develop in positive ways allowing them to excel and thrive.

BOYS 2 MEN is a nonprofit organization for Detroit and Southfield youth that is committed to providing dedicated men that are able to guide boys on their journey to manhood. 

BUF of Michigan is committed to supporting, developing and implementing impactful youth empowerment programs through collaborative partnerships for the underserved and underrepresented in the community.

The Turning Point of Lansing transforms boys to men by providing an afrocentric group mentoring experience that gives young African American males an opportunity to explore life’s challenges all while developing strategies for success in their lives, school, and communities.

The Hidden Genius Project trains and mentors Black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities.

Mentor2Youth is a non-profit organization serving Ypsilanti youth through mentorship, academic support, and chess. 

Caught Up Mentoring was founded to inspire, mold and empower young men to be productive members of society, giving them tools and resources to succeed as they enter into manhood.

Building Better Men creates future male leaders that become productive members of society through a program that teaches young men ages 8 - 18 life skills, anger management, reading and comprehension, early career exploration as well as cultural and recreational experiences.

RESULTS Mentoring is a redirection program. Our focus is on redirecting student behaviors using mentoring, physical training and tutoring programs that helps families succeed.  We specialize in assisting educational facilities and parents with at-risk students. 

Since 2004, Teen HYPE has reached more than 35,000 Detroit-area youth with programming designed to help prepare them for the world. Every year, hundreds of students in dozens of schools receive adolescent health education that promotes future-oriented thinking, avoiding risky behaviors, and honoring their voice. 

Developing K.I.D.S. offers free, high quality after-school programming and development activities for Detroit youth

Transformative educational experience for families focused on mental wellness and preventing suicide completion through innovative and evidence-based program delivery.

 Maximizes the positive qualities of under-served youth, while minimizing their temptations to engage in at-risk behaviors.  

Provide team building activities that inspire, motivate and challenge, leading youth to better communication, increased trust, and greater spirits.

For Black Adult Males

The 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit, Inc. is a group of concerned African American men whose goal is to improve the quality of life in the African American community through their collective resources, abilities and experiences.

Family Assistance for Renaissance Men

Developing relationships between father and child – one family at a time.

Black Men Read’s vision is that children love reading and have fully embraced reading as an opportunity to take hold of their world. Therefore, the BMR experience will inspire a desire for more knowledge of each other and our uniquely rich cultures, heritage and histories.

Improve mental health in Black communities by building culturally-competent resources, programs, and education across the country

The Black Male Educators Alliance mission is to develop effective culturally responsive educators who cultivate learning partnerships and grow independent thinkers into change agents for their communities. 

The mission of the African American Male Wellness Agency is to increase the life expectancy of African American men in physical health, mental health, financial health, fatherhood and research.

Through the Ground Up Project Apprentices will experience a fully integrated model of full spectrum support to ensure that they foster the skills, talents and competencies necessary to thrive intellectually, emotionally, physically and spiritually. Each apprentice will walk away from this experience with a fully integrated business plan and the tools necessary to thrive while sustaining themselves and their business.

All applicants are required to complete a rigorous application prior to participation in the Ground Up apprenticeship. Male and Female applicants between the ages 18-25 will be selected from three talent pools – local Detroit talent, applicants representing our partnered ally organizations, and the Coalition’s broader national audience. Selected apprentices will have the opportunity to work in their desired field of choice within the Detroit metroplex at employer partner businesses of the Ground Up Project. Apprentices will live on site for two years. These young adults will be given a unique, dual opportunity to live and learn independently, as well as work responsibly.

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