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

edison elementary christmas 1 2019This is the time of the year for charitable giving! Grandmont Community Youth and Education partnered with Edison Elementary School to donate coats and school uniforms for K-5 students. Special thanks to Principal, Mrs. Akeya Murphy and teacher, Mrs. Natelege Sims for allowing Grandmont Community to be a part of their village. We look forward to future partnerships such as:  Tutoring services and 2020 Youth Expo. Happy Holidays!

Pictured are GCA Youth and Education Chair Mrs. Carla White-Smith with Mrs. Sims, and with Edison Elementary student.

“I just think that giving a child a chance and sharing what you have with a child is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, as well as a child.” Hillary Clinton

Grandmont Youth and Education Committee

students improve through tutoring

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

SATURDAYS:

November 2 & 16
December 7 & 21, 2019

11:00AM - 1:00PM

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.

DAPCEP 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.

ENROLLMENT STARTS April 16, 2019

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

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