ABOUT US

  Based in southwest Detroit, Detroit Chevere, L3C is a for-profit organization that is dedicated to motivating and inspiring ‘opportunity youth’ to tap into their innate “greatness” and achieve their highest levels of academic and personal success. Detroit Chevere offers services and activities for youth and their families that include:

Sports programming and activities

* Leadership development

*  Mentoring, guidance and counselling

*  Tutoring, study skills, and drop-out prevention strategies

*  Work Experience and Summer Employment Opportunities – paid and unpaid work
experience opportunities and internships that will help youth to develop the work-readiness skills for employment and enhance occupational and academic learning

*  Access to Occupational Skills Training – Detroit Chevere will work with our network of local employers, educators and Michigan Works! Agencies to refer program participants to training opportunities in high-growth industries

*  Access to Supportive Services – Youth Development Coaches will coordinate the referral and delivery of supportive services and ensure access to community resources through our relationships with an extensive network of community based organizations and human services agencies

*  Basic Financial literacy education – budgeting, banking, building wealth and understanding credit (credit building and repair)

Follow-Up – Detroit Chevere engages youth in on-going follow-up activities to promote retention and success in sports programming and, academic and employment interventions