The Youth & Education Committee serves to promote dialogue and positive reinforcement within our local schools, particularly Edison Elementary School. This liaison fosters a positive link between school and community, They also plan activities for youth in the community and promote social responsibility.

Contact Us: Carla White-Smith, (313) 220-8530

Grandmont Community Association



Saturday, June 5, 2021

11 am to 1 pm

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Located inside Ramsay Park on Longacre St between Grand River and Ray Monnier, 2 blocks east of Southfield Fwy
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Bring a chair, bring a blanket and find a socially distant spot in the park to read

Book and Gift Bag giveaway – While supplies last

Grandmont Rosedale Communities – All Are Welcome!

Regardless of vaccination status, all participants are required to wear a mask (and other protective equipment, like face shields and gloves) and stay 6 feet apart from others who do not live with you.

To RSVP and for more event information, contact
Carla White-Smith
(313) 220-8530 or email:
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Grandmont Youth and Education Committee

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Chaney Branch Library
16101 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 481-1570


November 2 & 16
December 7 & 21, 2019

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Wow! We did it! We did it! You missed it! The Grandmont Community Association Youth Expo was an overwhelming success! This free, fun-filled, exciting event was held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Christ the King Church. We, the youth expo committee, demonstrated an ability to transfer our mission into reality by presenting community based programs, local organizations, and businesses that provide resources for family growth and development. In attendance, was a host of vendors, families, and friends. Thirty-five vendors offered quality helpful information such as ...

  • Edison Coat Drive 2018

    Ms Sims and Detroit Edison student

  • Kimberly Byers and Carla White-Smith

    Kimberly Byers and Carla White-Smith

  • Detroit Edison student

    Detroit Edison student

  • donated clothing

    donated clothing

The Edison Coat Drive was a success! Grandmont Community Youth and Education Chairperson Carla White-Smith partnered with Detroit Edison School, Ms. Sims and Kimberly Byers from Wayne County Department of Health and Human Services to purchase coats, uniform pants, gloves, and hats. The faculty, staff, and students were very grateful for the donations. Grandmont Youth and Education is looking forward to continued partnership with Detroit Edison School for other community projects. "Happiness...consists in giving, and in serving others" Henry Drummond

Grandmont Youth what are your plans for the summer? Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) will be taking applications for Summer Camp Grades 3-12. Enrollment starts April 16, 2019.


Join your friends and make new ones this summer while you explore the exciting worlds of SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATH.

In partnership with Michigan universities, corporations, and nonprofits, we are able to offer metropolitan Detroit youth incredible opportunities this summer!

RESIDENTIAL CAMP:  Live and learn on a university campus! Reside in the dorms overnight, and during the day, work in laboratories and classrooms to learn advanced STEM topics. Meet professors and current students; and discover what it’s truly like to be a college student!

COMMUTER CAMP:  Immerse yourself in college life, all while commuting daily from home! Explore campus, learn advanced STEM topics, and create lasting friendships and connections.


Check out for a list of available camps, tuition, and application processes.