The Local Intervention Network for Kids Board of Directors would like to thank our community partners and all of the individual donors for helping us begin our mission as a nonprofit organization. Our mission of helping youth become knowledgeable of career and entrepreneurship options is expanding. We look forward to serving more youth and building more partnerships throughout the city for many years to come.
L.I.N.K. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS
· Became a 501 ©3 Feb. 2018
· Has Serviced over 3000 youth since 2007 beginning at George Crockett Academy
· Currently service youth at Academy for Business and Technology, Durfee School of Excellence &Voyageur Academy
· Has developed partnerships with: Wayne State University Men’s Basketball Team; Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan; Kolas Restaurant and Lounge; Views Restaurant
· Youth have participated in field trips to: Quicken Loans; Detroit Shinola, Junior Achievement STEMWorks and Finance Park
· Youth have been introduced to Henry Ford Community College & Wayne State University via visits from admissions representatives and campus visits to various Michigan colleges
· Annual Mentor/Mentee Celebrations
· Fundraisers: Pamper Party; Game Night; Skating Party; Online Crowd Funding; Celebrate & Donate After Work Affair; Kroger Community Rewards; Noodles & Company Livonia Family Dinner Night
· Hosting first Youth Conference in June 2020 to any youth in the Detroit area ages 11-14 who is interested in learning about various careers & entrepreneurship opportunities.