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21st Century Community Learning Centers After School Program

 

The 21st Century After School Program is state and federally funded and provided in Detroit Public Schools.  This program serves children attending high-poverty and low performing schools.  Students in grades 4 – 8 are helped to meet local and state standards in reading and math.  Tutoring and enrichment activities and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) based activities make the difference for many youth.  Parent educational activities and family support services are also available.

This year-round program also provides enrichment activities such as:

  • Ÿart
  • music
  • dance
  • recreation
  • youth development
  • character development Ÿ
  • technology educationŸ
  • drug and violence prevention

STEAM Activities – educational learning opportunities through experimental activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.  These concepts are to be included in each lesson activity.

Youth Development Commission is one of the lead agencies implementing this program in the City of Detroit. YDC manages 10 elementary/middle schools. Program service vendors deliver high-quality enrichment activities, parent involvement sessions and family support services.

 

VENDOR SERVICE PROVIDERS NEEDED

Types of Activities

Enrichment – martial arts, fine arts, robotics, future city development, team sports, dance, computer literacy, cultural diversity, crafts, sewing, cooking/nutrition, drum music lessons, martial arts entrepreneurship, photography, etiquette & manners, gardening, etc.

Youth Development – drug and violence prevention, counseling, character development, mentoring, financial literacy, civic awareness, cultural awareness, health and nutrition, community service projects, etc.

Parent Involvement – parent workshops and trainings on topics related to community resources and services, education literacy and continuation, concomputer literacy, healthy lifestyles, parent/child activities, homework help and much more.

If you want to be a vendor with the 21st Century After School Program, follow the steps below to become an eligible vendor:

1. Contact one of the lead agencies to obtain the Vendor Application Packet or download the application VENDOR APPLICATION PACKET- Revised 6 – 2014

2. Complete and return the Vendor Application

Include: the required documents and two letters of recommendation

 

For more information, contact Pat Bridgespbridges@ydcdetroit.org

or call us at (313) 963-8916

 

         Participating Schools

LEAD AGENCY

Children’s Center

LEAD AGENCY

Youth Development Commission (YDC)

   SCHOOLS:  Academy of the AmericasBlackwell InstituteCarverDixonDossin

Emerson

Fisher Upper

Greenfield Union

Harms

Henderson Academy

John R. King

Marquette

Noble

Ronald Brown

Thurgood Marshall

 

   SCHOOLS:  A.L. HolmesBowBuncheBurton InternationalCarstens @ Remus Robinson

Coleman Young

Duke Ellington @ Beckham

Durfee

Earhart

Gompers

Mann

Mason

Marcus Garvey

McKenzie

Mark Twain @ Boynton

Priest

Pulaski

Sampson

Thirkell

Wayne

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