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Blog: A New Face in Outreach

Posted on November 22, 2011 by Lance Hicks About the blogger: Lance Hicks is AFG’s new AmeriCorps AIDS United Team Detroit member. Lance is serving as Safe Choices Program Assistant. Safe Choices works with women on the streets who are involved in commercial sex work, connecting them to resources and helping them to make positive choices….

Blog: Promoting Independence

Posted on October 25, 2011 by Karrie About the blogger: Karrie is one of three young women who recently shared their stories at AFG’s “Cultivating Victories” event. She is a graduate of AFG’s Transition to Independent Living Program, and is  about to “graduate” from AFG’s Peer Education Program. Hello my name is Karrie. I am twenty-one…

Blog: An Independent Woman

Posted on September 28, 2011 by Neoshua About the blogger: Neoshua is a resident of AFG’s Shelter. She is currently applying to become a part of AFG’s Transition to Independent Living Program. This essay was written by a young woman in AFG’s Shelter as part of her application to join our Transition to Independent Living (TIL)…

Blog: Rise ‘N Shine

August 23, 2011 by Diona Roberson About the blogger: Diona Roberson has worked at Alternatives For Girls for several years. In her current position as Young Women Changing Communities Advisor, she works with young women in southwest Detroit on leadership training, community service, and getting more youth onto nonprofit boards of directors. Diona first became involved with…

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