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Founded after the 1967 Detroit civil unrest by Father William Cunningham & Eleanor Josaitis
Detroit was still smoldering from the 1967 civil unrest when a small band of people, led by Father William T. Cunningham and Eleanor M. Josaitis, pledged to unite a community that was sharply divided on racial and economic lines.
In partnership with federal and state agencies, we provide 41,000 low income seniors with monthly food packages to help them meet basic needs. We also provide opportunities to obtain health screenings, income support, tax preparation and utility assistance.
Our education and workforce development programs prepare individuals for success when competing for jobs. We offer a holistic approach to individuals looking to jumpstart their careers. Our programs are scholarship based and FREE to most students.
Earn & Learn Graduates Fall/Winter 2017
Our Earn & Learn Graduates are now at U.S. Truck Driver Training School training to earn their CDL. All tuition is FREE thanks to Meritor, Inc. If you or you know someone interested in this program, call 313-494-4435 today!
Advocacy, Equity and Community Empowerment
In recognizing 50 years of service in 2018, Focus: HOPE developed a strategic plan and renewed its standing as an antiracism organization which advocates for systems change, leverages community leadership and braids race equity into all its does.
“Take a Book Home” Focus: HOPE Freedom School
CDF Freedom Schools combat summer learning loss, a phenomenon that disproportionately affects low-income children. Instead of declining over the summer, HOPE Village CDF Freedom Schools students’ reading levels increased by an average of nine months over the course of the six-week program.
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