Another successful college tour, 55 chaperones and youth, ages 15-19, from Southeastern Michigan made the journey to New York and New Jersey to visit local colleges. For many, it was a once in a lifetime experience. Once young lady, said, “The college tour taught me how to be a serious college student.” This year, our youth visited, New School, Columbia University, Fordham University, New York University, Manhattan College, Berkeley College, Rutgers University and the Fashion Institute of Technology. The students spoke to professors, students, financial aid advisors and .admission personnel to find out what each school was like.
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Franklin-Wright prides itself as being the first settlement program established in the state of Michigan. Franklin was founded as a day nursery in 1881 and was privately funded by interested citizens. Two years later, it became incorporated as a day care center and kindergarten. Today, programs include: Youth Enrichment, Recreation, Senior Outreach Services, Early Start Child Care, Family Reunification Services, Mentoring, Counseling and Services resources along with Supplemental Academic Initiatives. Click here for more information