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News & Stories

News & Stories

$44,000 in scholarships awarded to 18 students, seven career mentors honored for their dedication, and all of our annual sponsors recognized for their generous support

July 7, 2023 , ,

We held our 29th Annual Awards Celebration on June 6, 2023, at Club Venetian in Madison Heights, and awarded $44,000 in scholarships to 18 students from our Workforce Prep program. We also honored seven career mentors for their five or ten year volunteer anniversary and recognized all of our sponsors… Read More

Marcelo Conti, Executive Director, Interior, Exterior and Thermal, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain at General Motors joins the Board of Directors

July 7, 2023

We are pleased to announce that Marcelo Conti, executive director of Interior, Exterior and Thermal, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain at General Motors, has joined our Board of Directors.  “I have been passionate about Winning Futures since I first heard of its mission to help local Detroit youth. As someone… Read More

2023 Corks & Forks Breaks Records

April 10, 2023

We knew this was going to be a good event. What we didn’t know was that it would be record setting. Chaired by Marlo Vitous, senior vice president - Purchasing & Supply Chain at Stellantis, and supported by Pete Hockey of Ford Motor Company, Matt Joshua of General Motors, and… Read More

Ruomu Hu, Vice President and General Manager at Harman International, Joins Board of Directors

April 10, 2023

We are very pleased to announce that Ruomu Hu has been elected to our Board of Directors. “Everyone deserves a fair chance at the American dream,” said Ruomu. “Seeing the fundamental impacts Winning Futures has made for these beautiful young minds and their bright futures has made me a firm… Read More

Welcome Our New Board Member, Reggie Roland, Principal Director of Partnerships at Interior Environments

January 6, 2023

Reggie Roland, principal director of partnerships at Interior Environments, is the newest member of our Board of Directors. “I’m honored and thankful to share that I have aligned with Winning Futures as a board member. I have always had a passion for supporting my community. This board position allows me… Read More

Our 2022-23 curriculum features enhanced strategies related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, asset-based language, and social and emotional learning. We also launched year 6 of our 7-year program.

November 5, 2022 , ,

Our program has always focused on the empowerment of our students. While our impact has been significant, we are aware that the challenges our students face are constantly changing and that we need to respond accordingly. With 90 percent of our students being people of color and 75 percent coming… Read More

Our golfers brought out the sun and raised $150K at our 24th Annual Golf Classic

November 5, 2022 ,

  Unlike last year, there was no rain at this year’s Golf Classic, so we were already off to a good start. More than 255 people participated in our 24th annual Golf Classic and helped us raise $150,000 to support students in our Workforce Prep program. The outing was held… Read More

May Thao is learning important life and job readiness skills while planning for her future. Her career mentor is helping her along the way.

November 5, 2022

[caption id="attachment_75913" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Pontiac Academy for Excellence student, May Thao (right), with her career mentor, Lida Kuehne, supplier quality development at General Motors.[/caption]   May Thao is a senior at Pontiac Academy for Excellence and in the third year of our Workforce Prep program. With help from her career… Read More

Denzel Lane wants to be a veterinarian or car design engineer. With help from his career mentor, he’ll figure it out.

November 5, 2022

[caption id="attachment_75874" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Denzel (left) with his mentor Phillip during one of our Workforce Prep sessions at Cass Technical High School.[/caption]   Denzel Lane is a 16-year-old student at Cass Technical High School in Detroit. He recently completed his first year (10th grade) in our Workforce Prep program and… Read More

Mohammad Zaman is in our College Success Mentoring program and on his way to becoming a user experience designer.

November 5, 2022

[caption id="attachment_75870" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Mohammad Zaman received our Alumni Scholarship at our 2022 Awards Celebration.[/caption]   Mohammad Zaman is entering his senior year at Michigan State University (MSU), working towards a Bachelor of Science in computer science and his dream of becoming a user experience designer. He’s focused, motivated, and… Read More