"Recognizing the dignity and beauty of every person, we pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice. And to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection."
-Adopted March 8, 1968
Focus: HOPE is a nationally renowned civil and human rights organization, and a trusted member of the community for five decades. Focus: HOPE provides an inter-generational and holistic mix of services – including Early Learning; Youth Development; Workforce Development and Education; Senior Food; and Advocacy, Equity and Community Empowerment - to disrupt the effects of racism, poverty and other forms of social injustice in southeast Michigan.
Please visit www.focushope.edu to find out more!
Programs and Services
Below is an overview of Focus: HOPE's three main program areas. For a complete listing of volunteer opportunities please visit our Volunteer webpage.
This Federally funded program provides Supplemental Food Boxes to more than 45,000 senior citizens a month in four different counties: Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland and Macomb. Learn More
Workforce Development & Job Education:
Program has helped more than 12,000 men and women establish successful careers. Programs and classes focus on STEM education and prepares individuals for jobs in Manufacturing, Engineering and Information Technology. Learn More
Early Learning & Youth Development:
Focus: HOPE Early Learning aims to build a cradle to career pipeline of opportunity by providing quality early childhood education for newborn to five-year-olds through evidence-based models. Youth Development includes education, recreation, social justice and leadership development activities. More than 500 students and their families are educated and supported through our Early Learning & Youth Development programs. Learn More
"Recognizing the dignity and beauty of every person, we pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice. And to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and…