Detroit Students: We Want to Hear from You

We want to know your challenges, fears, and ideas surrounding school closures across the state and share those thoughts with our audience and partners through our #DetroitScholar campaign.


Detroit High School Seniors, We’ve Got You! Quick Answers to Your FAQs

Program officer Ashley Aidenbaum collaborated with the Detroit College Access Network to answer questions seniors may have about graduation, the SAT, college admissions, and more in the wake of COVID-19.


Digital Access is the New Frontier in K-12 Equity

Launch Michigan steering committee members Tonya Allen and Chris Wigent write about the need to bridge the digital divide to support remote learning for Michigan students.

Read more in The Detroit News

The Skillman Foundation Secures PPE for Detroit Nonprofit Workers

We have worked with Detroit Sewn to secure 10,000 masks to protect nonprofit workers and the people they serve during this time

Tonya Allen on One Detroit

President and CEO Tonya Allen spoke with One Detroit's Stephen Henderson about online learning, food security, and tackling policy issues through an equitable lens.

Watch here

COVID-19 Response Fund Partner Profile: Alternatives For Girls

Communications fellow Mark Navarro writes about Alternatives for Girls' work in supporting Detroit's young women during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Read more here.

Community & Partner Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Students, Families, & Grant Partners

We have compiled a running list of resources to support Detroiters and the organizations that serve them.

See the list here.

High School Senior FAQ Media Kit

We've partnered with the Detroit College Access Network to provide partners with tools to answer high school seniors' questions in the midst of school closures.

Access the kit here.

7 Ways to Help During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The United Way for Southeastern Michigan has a list of ways you can support your community during this time.

See the list here.

HR & Legal Counsel for Grant Partners for COVID-19

We contracted Clark Hill and HR Advisory Advantage to help grant partners navigate new and developing workplace issues surrounding COVID-19.

Read more here.
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