UP & COMING EVENT
"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." - Martin Luther King Jr.
When: Friday, January 13, 2017 -- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, 15531 Linwood st.
REGISTRATION @9:30 am
When: Monday, January 16, 2017 -- 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Communications and Media and Media Arts High School, 14771 Mansfield st.
REGISTRATION @8:30 am
We invite you to “make it a day on, not a day off ” for the Martin Luther King Jr. Week- end. Come help create safer routes to school for DPS students by boarding and cleaning up vacant homes on student walking routes in 2 neighborhoods of Detroit. We need your help! We have opportunities for everyone to participate. Lunch and a t-shirt will be provided while supplies last. Groups are encouraged to register and attend!
Volunteers are asked to dress as warmly as possible.
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP BOARD-UP
TODAY WE COME TOGETHER IN A COMMUNITY EFFORT TO SECURE AND BEAUTIFY!! LET’S MAKE OUR COMMUNITY SAFER & CLEANER ... THE AMERICORPS URBAN SAFETY PROJECT AND YOU – ACCOMPLISHING GREAT THINGS!
LET’S GET IT DONE!!
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 -- 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: The North-West corner of Euclid and Byron (vacant lot)
REGISTRATION @12:00 noon
Clear your calendar – It’s going down!! Board-up on the NW Corner of Euclid and Byron (vacant lot) is our meeting spot for an afternoon of community partnering, fun and excitement. Bring a neighbor, bring a friend!! Come one, come all and get ready to get things accomplished: Community and AmeriCorps style!!
Be sure to wear gloves...Feel free to bring lawn equipment or tools if available…
On Saturday, April 16th, AMUS Detroit participated in Global Youth Service Day 2016. Members and volunteers, both adults and children, came together to dedicate a day of service to the community around Vinewood street in Detroit. This event was made even more special because AMUS was able to directly impact the safety of one our own member's neighborhoods. To read more about this great event, be sure to check out the Michigan Community Service Commission's article which is linked below.
On October 24th, Americorps Urban Safety Program participated in Make-A-Difference Day 2015. In its 24th year, this day is the largest national day of service. With the the assistance of Boulevard & Trumbull towing, Detroit Public Schools, Detroit Police Department, Wayne State University and more; AMUS helped to secure safer pathways for Davison Elementary students. The event was a huge success with a large turn out of volunteers and collaborators. Be sure to head to our Instagram for pictures from the event, as well as our YouTube to see a montage of the events. And don't forget to follow, subscribe and share.
Welcome all to the new and improved AMUS Detroit website. As we rapidly approach 2016, the world around us continues to become more and more engaged in social media and the overall online experience. For this reason, we at AMUS, wanted to bring you a more interactive design. The goal for our new site is to make it fully integrated with our social media pages and packed with information that is beneficial to you. The site is still a work in progress, so please bear with us as we continue to update, tweak and add new sections. If there is something you would like to see or suggestions you have, feel free to contact us. Be sure to follow our social media pages and check back on a regular basis.
AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program is seeking to fill Full-Time and Part-Time volunteer positions. AMUS is working to implement initiatives to increase public safety and decrease victimization in targeted neighborhoods throughout Detroit. AMUS members work with residents and community groups to assist in forming neighborhood block clubs, citizen patrols, recruit and engage landlords and tenants in neighborhood safety and revitalization projects, and implement safe pathways for students who walk and use public transportation in their daily commute to neighborhood schools. For more info visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=62833 or contact us.