Skillman Foundation

A float designed by eighth grader Naomi West won the Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest and her idea turned into a float for America's Thanksgiving Parade. (By Edward Cardenas)

Student Designed Float Brought To Life For Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)

A float based on the winning picture in the the Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest was revealed Wednesday at The Parade Company.

CBS 62–11/19/2014

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U of M Scholarship To Honor Carol Goss

A new $10,000 scholarship has been created honoring longtime Skillman Foundation President Carol Goss.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

(credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Detroit Bus Company Gets Grant To Give Kids A Lift

The Detroit Bus Company is taking on a new mission: getting the city’s kids to summer employment and after school programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2013

Fireworks fired from barges on the Detroit River light up the Detroit skyline. (Credit: JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

… Wayne State Young Professionals Program Seeking More Fellows, Too

The Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program is looking for a few more good men and women to help advance the renewal of Detroit and build upon the ongoing success of its 2011-13 cohort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

"Boys of Color" symposium (WWJ Photo/Kathryn Larson)

Symposium Focuses On Minority Youths In Detroit

Hundreds of teens and college students spent the day at the Skillman Foundation’s Boys of Color event at Wayne County Community College.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2012

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