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Students Dress for Success

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Project Pinstripe and Winning Futures help students dress for success. Mentees from Winning Futures along with other young men from Detroit and surrounding areas gathered at YouthVille in Detroit’s New Center area on March 28, 2015 to receive a free suit and valuable job coaching. Project Pinstripe is a not-for-profit organization … Read More »

Summer School Program Builds Confidence!

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Winning Futures Summer School Program Builds Confidence for Academic Success. Winning Futures recently implemented its middle school life skills mentoring course at Golightly Education Center in Detroit that focuses on building young people’s self confidence through academic goal setting.  During the summer school program, mentors and students work each week … Read More »

The 18 Soft Skills Necessary For Success

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A recent article published by the SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council Of Governments) listed 18 soft skills which were considered essential for youth success. These skills are perfectly aligned with the Winning Futures Curriculum. Per the SEMCOG report, “The Lifelong Soft Skills Framework identifies basic or foundational skills for workplace success.” … Read More »

“Powerlink Helps Students Attend Camp”

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POWERLINK MAKES “SHOOT FOR YOUR GOALS” CAMP FREE FOR STUDENTS Week-long basketball and mentoring camp features Pistons announcer Greg Kelser, educational content from Winning Futures DETROIT, June 23, 2014– For the 4th year, Powerlink is sponsoring Greg Kelser’s “Shoot For Your Goals” camp, ensuring that it is free for local … Read More »

WINNING FUTURES 20 YEAR CELEBRATION

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WINNING FUTURES AWARD STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND HONOR MENTORS OF THE YEAR AT 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WARREN, MI, May 20, 2014 – 23 students from Detroit’s Cass Technical High School, Harper Woods High School, Madison High School, Pontiac Academy for Excellence, and Warren’s Community High School and Warren Mott High … Read More »

Madison High Career/Culture/Community Day

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  Madison High School in Madison Heights held a Career/Culture/Community day for their students on Friday, May 9th. Partnering with Madison High to make this a great day for the students was the United Way of Southeastern Michigan. Volunteers from the community discussed their work with the high school students … Read More »

Winning Futures partners with iMatters for Kids

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iMatter For Kids and Winning Futures partnered to implement an after-school peer mentoring program for 4th and 5th grade students. This program engaged 20 elementary  students and 10 high school mentors.  The mentoring teams  worked to develop into strong, caring leaders and to know they matter.  The program focuses on … Read More »

Winning Futures Creates Winning Students

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The ability to positively shape young minds is the greatest gift we can give future generations. that’s the goal of Winning Futures, an innovative school-based mentoring program. “We connect young people with business professionals to help students develop strategic planning, college and job preparation and all of the life skills … Read More »

Our History 1994

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  The Winning Futures mentoring program was launched at Warren Mott High School in 1994 with 50 marketing students and recognized for its unique scholarship program by the United States Secretary of Education, Richard E. Riley.  That year, a bright eyed, ambition senior by the name of Kristina Sobczynski (now … Read More »