|Dr. Tunishai Ford
Discovering ... Your
|Your Own Uniqueness, Inc.
At this time, we would like to give our
members, people with interest, local
leaders, businesses, and organizations
the opportunity to participate in
changing the lives of so many worthy
youths who just need the knowledge,
skills and encouragement to be
successful contributors into our society.
We are looking for donations, financial
sponsors and in-kind sponsors. This is a
eleven-week program with one day for
orientation which will started this
summer on Mondays from June 17 to
August 26 at 10:30am to 3:30pm. It
presently is once a week for five hours,
and includes lunch for our participants.
If you are interested in donating to our
program or if you have questions about
the STEP UP program, please email us
Your Own Uniqueness, Inc. is
honored to introduce the STEP-UP
Program, which stands for STIMULATE,
TEACH, EMPOWER, POTENTIALLY
UPCOMING PROFESSIONALS, which is a
free, age appropriate, comprehensive,
innovative, and interactive training and
mentorship entrepreneurship program
for youth. The program is for
disadvantaged youth who live in the
Detroit tri-city region, Allen Park, Lincoln
Park, Southgate, Taylor and Inkster. The
only expense for each participant is a
$35.00 registration fee. There is a
selection process which will be narrowed
down to 35 to 40 participants from ages
13 to 18. This will be our pilot program.
SOUTHGATE VETERANS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
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|Our students and teachers
got to know each other.
|Our students were introduced.
other and the
|A few of our students got up to share
their business ideas and their passions.
|We had words from Brent Curry
of Foresters Financial,
our largest sponsor of
the STEP UP Program.
|Apostle Gbade Akinjide
opened up with prayer
|Dr. Tunishai Ford
the STEP UP Program
and its origin.
The food was
prepared by Apl
and it was
|A special surprise! The
mayor of Southgate, the
Honorable Joseph G.
Kuspa visited the STEP
UP Program and gave
words of encouragement
|Roop Raj of TV2 News interviewed the students and faculty of the STEP UP Program.
Watch the link on this page.
Please click onto the poster to see the slide
show of the program. After the "STEP UP
Program exe." finishes loading, click onto the
exe window at the bottom of your screen. A
dialog window will appear with selections.
Please select "RUN". Then a purple icon will
appear at the bottom of your computer screen.
Select the icon then select "LOOP ALL" to run
the slide show with musical background.