Starr Battle Creek Staff Attend the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival

boothThis week, Starr Battle Creek participated in the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival. There were over 3,000 people at this event, and Starr Battle Creek had a wonderful booth set up with all sorts of Starr giveaways and information about Starr Global Learning Network and Starr Battle Creek Home Based Program.

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Mastering Skills with Starr Detroit’s Youth Assistance Program (YAP)

IMG_4426Mastering social skills is key to feeling confident and comfortable in new situations. Starr Detroit’s Youth Assistance Program (YAP) recently engaged several students in a sit down lunch with fully set tables. Picking the right utensil, asking for food to be passed, and engaging in conversation were just a few of the things the young men did to master the art of dinner skills and increase their self-esteem.

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Teaching Students Generosity: Service Learning Projects at Starr

handsome teen volunteer cleaning streets with friends

At Starr Commonwealth, generosity is an important part of what we teach the young people in our care. It is part of the Circle of Courage®, a model of positive youth development that we use to help young people become emotionally healthy. To help students understand how to be generous, we use a variety of service learning projects in our local communities.

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You’re Invited to A Night of Starrs!

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You are invited to a Night of Starrs at Starr Commonwealth! This resilient communities fundraiser and awards event will be on April 19th from 6pm to 9pm, with a VIP reception from 5pm to 6pm for Platinum ticket holders.

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Help Detroit Youth in Our Supervised Independent Living Program!

starr-detroit-sil-half-page-community-flyer-2017_page_1Starr Detroit is excited to launch a new Supervised Independent Living Program (SIL). Youth in our community need homes that provide a stable and nurturing environment for them to thrive as they make their way into adulthood. These court-ordered youth are under the supervision of counselors who provide life skills and weekly counseling sessions to assist these young people in their growth.

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