1. Restoring Our Youth

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    Marcell Payton, who became involved in gang activity at a young age, shares his story after completely turning his life around with the help of mentor Frank McGhee, director of the Neighborhood Service…

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    • Compassion Beyond the Classroom

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      When their parents fell victim to a mortgage scam, Litzy and Yelinne Hernandez found themselves threatened with eviction. Moved with compassion, their teachers at Clippert Academy in Southwest Detroit…

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      • Like Clay I'm Molding

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        Ronald Jenkins, a 23-year-old early childhood educator, talks about why he chooses to work in childcare and what he hopes to achieve in these young children's lives by providing a positive male role…

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        • ¡No más!

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          The Hernandez family, including their three daughters, Kriscia, Litzy, and Yelinne, face eviction from their home. The three girls talk about the effect that the process has had on them as the community…

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          • Renaissance High School: Rising Ever Upward

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            Principal Anita Williams talks about what Renaissance High School, the premier magnet high school in Detroit, is doing to improve on its already excellent scholastic and atmospheric performance. With…

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            • Kenyetta Watkins on Character Traits at Home

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              Kenyetta Watkins, mother to a second grader at Madison-Carver Academy, talks about the character traits her son learns in school and how she and her husband help incorporate them at home. From Madison-Carver…

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              • Being an Involved Parent

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                Kenyetta Watkins, a Detroit mother with a young scholar at Cornerstone Schools' Madison-Carver Academy, gives her opinion as to why the principal of the new school asked her share her thoughts on…

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                • Kenyetta Watkins on a Well-Rounded Individual

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                  Kenyetta Watkins, mother to a second grader at Madison-Carver Academy, talks about how Cornerstone Schools' approach of teaching the "whole person" makes for a more successful individual. From Madison-Carver…

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                  • Character traits learned in school, used in life.

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                    Ervice Gregory, a Detroit mother with a fifth grader at Cornerstone Schools' Madison-Carver Academy, talks about the Character Traits that the promising new school imparts on its young learners. From…

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                    • Ervice Gregory on choosing the right school for her daughter

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                      Ervice Gregory, an involved parent at Cornerstone Schools' new Madison-Carver Academy, talks about how she and her husband chose the promising institution for their young scholar. From Madison-Carver…

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