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Blog: A Day in the Life of a Peer Educator

Jan. 23 2013 |

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 ...Read More

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

Dec. 20 2012 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: What I did this summer…

Aug. 28 2012 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: The Importance of New Choices

May. 22 2012 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: Embracing the Future

Mar. 26 2012 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: A Prosperous Adult

Dec. 20 2011 |

Posted on December 20, 2011 by Latrina About the blogger: Latrina is a former AFG Shelter resident who has now been living successfully on her own. She has continued to stay in touch with AFG as she continues to forge a positive ...Read More

Blog: A New Face in Outreach

Nov. 22 2011 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: Promoting Independence

Oct. 25 2011 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: An Independent Woman

Sep. 28 2011 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: Rise ‘N Shine

Aug. 23 2011 |

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 ...Read More

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