Possibilities beyond high school

Possibilities beyond high school

A fire rekindled at a Detroit home and quickly became a giant blaze. Cortez Wilform was at the scene for the first time as a...

January 12, 2018

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ABCmouse offered free to Detroit families thanks to GM and United Way

ABCmouse offered free to Detroit families thanks to GM and United Way

Light flooded inside the newly-opened Edison Branch of the Detroit Public Library on Thursday while children ran in and out of a castle playscape. Next...

December 14, 2017

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High school freshmen find their future at career fair

High school freshmen find their future at career fair

The future became clearer Friday for 2,000 Detroit Public Schools Community District freshmen who learned about potential career paths at the Find Your Future: Career...

November 22, 2017

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United Way and Merrill Palmer forge new partnership to put ‘Families First’

United Way and Merrill Palmer forge new partnership to put ‘Families First’

For 100 years, United Way for Southeastern Michigan and the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute have been helping strengthen families and children in our community, and...

October 4, 2017

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Training camp for teachers

Training camp for teachers

Call it training camp for teachers. Educators at 16 United Way partner high schools are refreshed and reinvigorated for the start of the new year....

September 7, 2017

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Delivering on the potential of students

Delivering on the potential of students

When it comes to education in Detroit, says United Way for Southeastern Michigan President and CEO Dr. Herman Gray, "The stakes are high and failure...

August 11, 2017

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GradNation: All hands on deck

GradNation: All hands on deck

In Michigan, nearly one out of every five high school students doesn't graduate on time. On top of that, the National Center for Public Policy...

May 11, 2016

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Celebrating college success

Celebrating college success

For some students, college is an obvious next step after graduation. But for others, the path to college success isn’t so clear. Many students in...

May 10, 2016

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