Small but Mighty
July 18, 2017
Douglass Community Association has a strong history and solid reputation for providing equitable and culturally appropriate services to the north side of Kalamazoo. We embrace that our community is diverse and multifaceted. We acknowledge and validate the lived experiences of those who make up our community and provide services and activities that are reflective of the diversity of our community.
Frederick Douglass Recovery Center
Participants learn to recognize when they are operating out of their trauma and to take control of their lives through our nationally accredited, evidence-based services for mental and behavioral health, case management and outpatient therapy, and Trauma-Informed Treatment Groups.
Douglass Youth Programming
Empowerment Program: A life-skills building program for vulnerable youth that includes service learning projects and recreational experiences.
Advisory Council: Urban Youth Leadership experience emphasizing civic involvement, social justice, and teamwork among aspiring youth.
Sports Program Sponsor: Innovative sports and recreational experiences with linkages to academic achievement, social/emotional development and service learning, and positive self-esteem.