Give Detroit – A Charitable Registry
To motivate young adults, 13 to 35, to become mature, responsible and productive adults through self-direction for over 40 years!
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Life Directions is one of Detroit’s best kept secrets — what we do works!
Validated studies show that our programs promote peace-building that stops addictions, violence and reduce drop outs, while empowering young people to thrive in school and embrace values and goals that lead to success.
Peer Motivation brings young people on a positive path together with struggling students. Peers inspire peers to take charge of their lives and make a difference.
Neighborhood Enrichment connects adults from the community and business to mentor, organize community service learning projects and lead young adults and teens toward college and quality careers.
Peer Mentor trains achieving Peer Motivation students to lead at-risk 8th graders to make high school work for them. Life Directions serves Western International High School, Amelia Earhart Elementary- Middle School near Clark Park.
Rev. John Phelps, President/CEO
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Patrick A. Rugiero, Chair
Jim Schmid, Vice Chair
Luke Jacobi, Secretary
Phil Gaglio, Treasurer
M.J. Hathaway, Founding Board Member
Henry R. Cooney
Donald J. Gasiorek
Frank W. Jackson, III
Terrence B. Larkin
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