In The Media

Educate Youth has been making a change in the community:

Under The Radar: Michigan

Curtis Wallace along side Educate Youth was recently recognized by “Under The Radar” for our work on the mural in downtown Ypsilanti!

2021 Virtual Bowl Team Theme Song Winner

The 2021 Best Team Theme Song contest was won by the Ypsilanti Youth team for their original songwriting and imaginative production, “Stuck in the Crib,”

(, 2022)

Ypsi nonprofit creates hip-hop video about COVID-19 safety made by teens, for teens

To help reinforce safety messages about staying home and washing your hands, the group recently recorded a hip-hop video with help from Ypsilanti’s Grove Studios, called “Stuck in the Crib.”

(Sara Riggs, 2020)

Ypsi-based nonprofit releases collection of young people’s poetry, “Spiritual Warriors”

From processing a brother’s death to reflecting on life as a woman of color, students in the Ypsilanti-based nonprofit Educate Youth‘s after-school program captured the tumult of 2020 in a new booklet of poetry called “Spiritual Warriors.”

(Sarah Rigg, 2021)

Ypsilanti ‘glow in the dark teen party’ aimed at stopping violence

Dedicated to Making a Change is located at 104 South Huron St. in Ypsilanti. On Saturday, August 1 they are hosting a party for teens with support from the Ypsilanti Police Department.

(Walsworth, 2015)

Ypsilanti Youth Summit looks to address problems facing teens in community

A coalition of multiple youth organizations will be at Eastern Michigan University’s College of Business Saturday for the first-ever Ypsilanti Youth Summit.(Preston, 2015)

Amid crises, Michigan professor mentors ‘Spiritual Warriors’

Toward the beginning of 2020, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, Richard Thomas of Ann Arbor, Michigan, began volunteering with a group of mostly Black high school students at an after-school program in nearby Ypsilanti called Educate Youth. (Bahai.US, 2021)

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