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Detroit Parent Network

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(313) 309-8100

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726 Lothrop Rd, Detroit MI, 48202

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emailus@detroitparentnetwork.org

Eligibility

No restrictions. Please call (313) 309-8100 for additional information.

Description

The Detroit Parent Network is Michigan’s premier parent engagement organization that educates, equips and empowers parents as champions for their children and for change in their schools and community.

Love & Logic: A seven-week course that meets for two hours each week. Parents will be supported in teaching their kids how to make responsible choices while also owning and solving problems they create. Also teaches parents how to make logical consequences with empathy. There is a $25 fee for all court-ordered participants (includes membership) and participants in all seven weeks will receive a certificate upon completion.

Parent Leadership Training: A seven-week course that meets for two hours each week. Parents become self-aware, identify their personal power, clarify their motivation and vision, and develop a personal mission statement. Improve communication, stress management, and project management to positively impact your home, school, and community.

Parent Advocacy Training:  A five-part course where parents are engaged to listen, learn, and speak on behalf of themselves and their children to promote efficacy and responsiveness to children’s needs. Parents will learn to identify and mobilize others around shared interests and a common cause. Parents will also learn to leverage emotions, politics, economics and the law to facilitate change.

Adoption Matters: Provides support to adoptees, birth parents and families, adoptive parents and families, and those who may be curious about adoption. The group will connect and discuss adoption-related issues. Facilitated by Kevin Hofmann, author of Growing Up Black In White. Group meets second Thursday bi-monthly, 6:00-7:30 pm at Detroit Parent Network.

Beyond the Bars: For those struggling with the absence of a loved one because of incarceration (whether it’s a child, a spouse, or a parent), this group is designed to help by connecting with other people in similar situations. Group meets second Thursday monthly, 6:00-7:30 pm at Detroit Parent Network. For more information: Theresa Mitchell, tmitchell@detroitparentnetwork.org.

Come Hear Our Stories:  A group where survivors of breast cancer, prostate cancer, or diabetes are encouraged to share their stories with each other and others. Learn about medical screenings, early detection, early treatment, and living a longer and healthier life. A healthcare professional will be present to answer any questions.

Men of DPN:  A monthly group for men who would like to spend some time with other good men working to be great fathers in difficult times. Sessions include good food, timely topics and inspirational speakers. Group meets third Thursday monthly, 6:00-7:30 pm at Detroit Parent Network.

Mommy Group:  A group of friends who saw a need to support one another through the journey of motherhood. The Mommy Group supports all moms in and around the city of Detroit. Group meets first Thursday monthly, 6:00-7:30 pm at Detroit Parent Network. For more information: Theresa Mitchell, tmitchell@detroitparentnetwork.org

Parents of Dreamers: This group is open to any and all people that have a Dreamer in their life. We offer resources and information as to how they can support their Dreamers through DACA, sharing of stories, and exchange of experiences to life one another up.

Today is the Day (Parent Support LGBTQ): Today is the Day strives to connect families with children who are LGBTQ with resources that support them. This parent group works to create safe and inclusive environments for our LGBTQ parents and families. Meets the third Wednesday monthly, 4:00-6:00 pm at Detroit Parent Network. For more information: Tanisha Burton, todayisthedayllc17@gmail.com

Pathways to Literacy/Parent-to-Parent Home Visiting Program:   An early childhood parent education program that serves families with children ages 0-5. Pathways to Literacy prepares parents to be their child’s first teacher by giving them the tools, skills and support that they need to ensure their child is ready for school and has a love for reading from an early age.

Pathways to Literacy offers families parent education, early literacy coaching, and family support through:

●      Group Parent workshops and trainings at schools

●      Reading modeling for parent and child interaction

●      Play groups and programs for your family

●      Free books at weekly workshop for 4 weeks

helpful tips
Detroit Parent Network is located in between Detroit MOTTEP and the restaurant “Cuisine”.
It is a poorly labeled 3 story brick building. Plenty of parking located across the street.
hours
Monday - Friday
9 AM - 6 PM

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