Financial Literacy

Participants engage in a series of financial workshops that help them understand the value and importance of saving, while also exploring the mechanisms of budgeting. Students engage with professionals from the world of finance and banking through this program as well.

Test Preparation & Study Skills

This program curriculum is designed to help students acquire the necessary skills to perform better on standardized test and school exams. This customized program builds on the fundamental principles of time management, process of elimination, and critical thinking. The curriculum’s application centers on the academic subjects of math concepts, reading comprehension, and writing processes.

Women's Empowerment

The HWF Women’s Empowerment program increases the spiritual,political, social or economic strength of women in the Metro Detroit community. The program empowers women to develop confidence in their own capabilities and discover personal development, self-awareness, and emotional intelligence.

Tutoring & Homework Assistance

The tutoring program provides comprehensive academic support to students in need of group or individual educational assistance. This bridge of academic learning and dedicated educators provides as scholastic oasis of academic growth and advancement. The tutoring program provides students with technical support while encouraging self-confidence, determination, and academic enthusiasm. This program seeks to meet each student where they are and provide tutoring support services to help each student grow to full academic maturity.

Life Skills & Leadership

The Life Skills curriculum provides youth with every opportunity to be successful and competitive in global society. The focus of this program is learning life and character skills like social media etiquette, job interview etiquette, workplace etiquette and financial literacy, service learning just to name a few. The goals of the life skills program is to develop lifelong skills that will lead to positive behavior changes which will significantly aid students on a college campus while by providing them with the necessary tools for future sustainable employability and civic engagement.

Youth Robotics

We have several kids’ robotics programs available to fully engage and challenge your aspiring engineer, computer,programmer or scientist
. Your child will learn how to build and program robots with LEGO® bricks and software — all while making friends, developing new skills and having a great time with STEM. For many kids, robotics class is a highlight of their week.
Our classes are taught by the Engineers of AVL Engineering.

College Preparation

The college corner is designed to give students an early start on college and careers. The program is designed to help students explore postsecondary education as a vehicle to a brighter future. The curriculum provides young people with the necessary academic skills to advance in their education. The College Corner offers a series of workshops designed to guide youth through the process of discovery, self-exploration and development of educational goals that align with their efforts to attend college and to successfully complete.

Chess Club

Chess develops logical thinking. Chess requires some understanding of logical strategy. For example, you will know that it is important to bring your pieces out into the game at the beginning, to keep your king safe at all times, not to make big weaknesses in your position and not to blunder your pieces away for free. (Although you will find yourself doing that occasionally through your chess career. Mistakes are inevitable and chess, like life, is a never-ending learning process.)

Chess promotes imagination and creativity. It encourages you to be inventive. There are an indefinite amount of beautiful combinations yet to be constructed.


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