Community Events

2018 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Kinship Statewide Conference

We all know someone raised by someone other than their biological parents. Whether a classmate, workmate or neighbor, this family dynamic exists in every city, town and state. Please join the Detroit Area Agency on Aging as they host a Statewide Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference on Friday, September 14. Registration information is to follow.

Friday, September 14
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
2701 Chicago Blvd, Detroit, MI 48206

Intergenerational Trauma & Community Violence Summit

The goal of this summit is to explore intergenerational trauma and its relation to violence in communities of color. It will discuss trauma and violence at the individual, interpersonal, community and systems level, with a particular focus on youth of color. The summit will cover innovative approaches, partnerships and what more must be done if we are to improve health and life outcomes for youth of color. Speakers include Joy Degruy, PhD and Howard Pinderhuges, PhD, emceed by Joy Calloway, MHSA, MBA. This event is sponsored by MHDDS, Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section in Partnership with Wayne County Community College District. Register Here.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
8 AM to 5 PM
8200 West Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48219
Register Here.