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Blog: A Day in the Life of a Peer Educator

Posted on January 23, 2013 by Christen About the blogger: Christen is a high school senior and Peer Educator at AFG. She has been a PE for over a year. She is currently on the Youth Street Outreach Peer Education team. My days have certainly changed since becoming a Peer Educator (PE) in Outreach. I am currently…

Blog: Transition to Independent Living Program teaches young women to sustain independence

Posted on December 20, 2012 by Melody Moore About the blogger: Melody Moore is the Curriculum Coordinator at Alternatives For Girls, working with the young women in our Shelter/Transition to Independent Living Program. Living independently means a lot to young ladies who face tumultuous times. It means being able to financially sustain yourself. It means having the…

Blog: What I did this summer…

Posted on August 28, 2012 by Sandra Svoboda About the blogger: Sandra Svoboda has been a volunteer at Alternatives For Girls for the past two years. She has worked as a writer at the Associated Press, The (Toledo) Blade and Detroit’s Metro Times and is currently a reservist with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.With a journalism/history degree…

Blog: The Importance of New Choices

Posted on May 22, 2012 by Alana Gracey About the blogger: Alana Gracey is the Safe Choices Project Manager at Alternatives For Girls. In her role, she oversees the Safe Choices Project, AFG’s program that reaches out to women involved in commercial sex work, connecting them with needed resources. New Choices, a part of Safe Choices,…

Blog: Embracing the Future

Posted on March 26, 2012 by Casandra About the blogger: Casandra is an AFG Shelter resident who is also a college student majoring in the Culinary Arts. She would like to open her own restaurant in the future. This post is a “Projection Speech” written by Casandra. At the completion of our Transition to Independent Living classes,…

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  • 06Jun

    Open House903 West Grand Blvd, Detroit MI 48208313-361-4000 x 24810:00 AM

  • 11Jun

    Open House903 West Grand Blvd, Detroit MI 48208313-361-4000 x 24805:30 PM

  • 16Jul

    Open House903 West Grand Blvd, Detroit MI 48208313-361-4000 x 24805:30 PM

  • 18Jul

    Open House903 West Grand Blvd, Detroit MI 48208313-361-4000 x 24810:00 AM

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