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Family Literacy Initiative Offers Bright Futures for Urban Schools at Eastern Michigan WP

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Mar 4, 2012
Posted by: benbates

MI Eastern Michigan Writing Project addresses urban challenges.

 

Last year was our second year in a partnership with Bright Futures of EMU’s Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Communities.  Funded by the Michigan Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant, Bright Futures focuses on after-school programs for students and their families in high-need districts.  We presented the Family Writing Project – a four-workshop series culminating in a Celebration of Family Writing – at three different Bright Futures school locations last year in the urban communities of Ypsilanti, Willow-Run, and Wayne-Westland...