For 14 years, Teen HYPE has been getting young Detroiters ready for the world through our mission to: Celebrate Youth, Confront Barriers, and Build Bridges. Teen HYPE has reached nearly 40,000 youth in metropolitan Detroit through a combination of initiatives:
School-Based Health Education (Positive Youth Development / Risk Reduction Curricula)
Leadership Development/Peer Education (After-school and summer programming focused on leadership, community service, social justice and risk avoidance)
We invite you to support this life-changing program by becoming a Teen HYPE Peer Education Patron. You will be helping to ensure that the critical expenses of guiding Detroit youth to positive futures continues.
Peer Education Champion: $4,000- the annual cost to sustain one youth in 300 hours of year-round programming
Peer Education Partner: $1,000 – the cost to send one youth through summer-time progamming: week-long YouthQuake community service and leadership development), Youth Summit and three- day annual retreat, connecting them to city leaders and life changing experiences.
Peer Education Friend: $300 – the cost to support one youth through our annual play season.
Peer Education Booster: $100 - the cost to send one youth on the annual leadership retreat
Peer Education Supporter - $75 -- the cost to support one youth on Cedar Point and experiential field trips.
Or, we invite your contribution at whatever level you can afford!
There’s a generation of young Detroiters on the cusp of adulthood and what we do now can make or break their – and the city’s – future.