...is a for-profit organization that is dedicated to motivating and inspiring ‘opportunity youth’...

Is a for-profit organization that is dedicated to motivating and inspiring ‘opportunity youth’ to tap into their innate “greatness” and achieve their highest levels of academic and personal success. Detroit Chevere offers services and activities for youth and their families that include:

• Sports programming and activities

* Leadership development

*  Work Experience and Summer Employment Opportunities – paid and unpaid work experience opportunities and internships that will help youth to develop the work-readiness skills for employment and enhance occupational and academic learning

*  Mentoring, guidance and counselling

*  Tutoring, study skills, and drop-out prevention strategies

*  Access to Occupational Skills Training – Detroit Chevere will work with our network of local employers, educators and Michigan Works! Agencies to refer program participants to training opportunities in high-growth industries

*  Access to Supportive Services – Youth Development Coaches will coordinate the referral and delivery of supportive services and ensure access to community resources through our relationships with an extensive network of community based organizations and human services agencies.

*  Basic Financial literacy education – budgeting, banking, building wealth and understanding credit (credit building and repair)

*  Follow-Up – Detroit Chevere engages youth in on-going follow-up activities to promote retention and success in sports programming and, academic and employment interventions

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Detroit Chevere is a Detroit community based organization with a mission to inspire and motivate young people in Southwest Detroit and The Metro Detroit Area to stay in school and participate in extracurricular activities to prevent negative involvement in our community as well as to maximize every child’s potential.
Detroit Chevere will enable all families to participate in volunteering opportunities, fairs, games, concerts, etc. all while serving for a good cause

José Gutierrez

FOUNDER

 

 

Zoraida Gutierrez

Director of special projects

 

 

Jessica Gutierrez

President

 

 

Rayner Gutierrez

Vice President

 

 

Manuel Martinez

Developing Director

 

 

Maximo Feliz

Accountant Director