AMP Blog: youth

Detroiters Demystify “Data” through DiscoTechs

The Detroit Community Technology Project in collaboration with the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition, hosted its third “Data DiscoTech” at the Boggs Education Center on June 2, 2016. At the Data DiscoTech young people learned about what data is, unique ways to create data visualizations, and how to collect and analyze data.

Help Detroit Youth Volume Record a Hip-hop Violin Album!

Detroit Youth Volume is a free Suzuki violin program for youth from Detroit’s eastside. Their mission is to build a positive and nurturing learning environment for youth through free and accessible training in the Suzuki violin pedagogy.

FEB 21-22 | DFS "Ed Talks" featuring Grace Lee Boggs, Nate Walker, and Patrick Camangian, Ph.D.

Detroit Future Schools invites all educators, youth, parents and community members to join us for two important conversations about the purpose of education and the practice of transforming classrooms for a more just, creative, and collaborative world. These panels will be taking place in conjunction with the Detroit Future Schools Rida Institute.

The DFS Quarterly Tune-Up

Inside Detroit Future Schools: Creating Intergenerational Relationships

This is the first part in a series of blog posts that will highlight lessons emerging from Detroit Future Schools. Our goal is to make our work to humanize schooling in Detroit "open-source" and accessible to other educators. Below, Ammerah Saidi, DFS Program Director, reflects on the process of creating intergenerational relationships between students and adults.