Nonprofits for Black Male Youth & Adults in Michigan
For Black Male Youth
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.
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.
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.
Is a nonprofit organization that responds to the needs of underserved and street-connected youth in Detroit. We support young people, ages 13-24, through direct services including a daily drop-in center for young adults , afterschool enrichment programs for teens, youth action board, emergency crisis housing, and a scholarship fund.
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.
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.
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.