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YCHS Choir Trip to New Oleans and Nashville

It happened! We finally made it to NOLA! Students and YCA friends worked HARD for the choir throughout this pandemic year! What a way to celebrate a year of hard work and the end of restrictions! Thank you Ypsilanti Choral Association, and YCHS Choir Village! Photos on Ypsilanti Choral Association Facebook page.

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Washtenaw County Clean Up Days - Augusta Twp (7/24) and Saline (7/31)

Washtenaw County is holding TWO Clean Up Day Events in July!

  1. Augusta Township – 7/24, Lincoln High School, 7425 Willis Road, Ypsilanti
  2. Saline – 7/31, Saline High School, 1300 Campus Parkway, Saline
 
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EMU 2021 Summer Camp Updates

Update #1
Noise Permit workshops are happening every Thursday from now until August 5. 

Update #2
Eastern Michigan University Esports, Engage@EMU, and Gen.G are joining forces again to offer Esports summer camps! 

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Ypsilanti Youth Summer Program | ALL JULY!

Events, activities, and discussions for youth throughout July FREE of charge to all that attend. There will be food, giveaways, and more.

Free summer meals for kids and teens under 18

Free summer meals for kids and teens under 18 are available through the Summer Food Service Program from now until the end of August. Grab and go meal pickup locations are available throughout Washtenaw County. For more information or to find a site near you, visit www.foodgatherers.org/summerfood or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY. For text updates and reminders, text FOOD to 877-877.

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

As the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple across our nation, an escalating foreclosure crisis among FHA-insured borrowers is reaching a cataclysmic point impacting hundreds of thousands of borrowers. We understand that many homeowners may be struggling and unable to make mortgage payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See the information attached.

Community Information

Free summer meals for kids and teens under 18

Free summer meals for kids and teens under 18 are available through the Summer Food Service Program from now until the end of August. Grab and go meal pickup locations are available throughout Washtenaw County. For more information or to find a site near you, visit www.foodgatherers.org/summerfood or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY. For text updates and reminders, text FOOD to 877-877.

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EMU Today

 

Office of Engage @ EMU launches Child Development Certificate Pipeline Pilot Program

Program will offer financial assistance to those who would like to receive their certificate in child development in order to work in Washtenaw County child development centers

YPSILANTI – The Office of Engage@EMU is responding to a critical need for child development employees in eastern Washtenaw County by providing an entryway into employment as an assistant or lead teacher at a child development center site. 

This Child Development Certificate (CDC) Pipeline Program enables community members to take their CDC courses at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) while completing their practicum semester at The Collaborative: Ypsilanti YMCA Child Development Center. 

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EMU Education Day Video

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An anti-racist commitment statement

In light of recent headlines involving one of our WISD schools, the WISD and WSA have released an anti-racist commitment statement. Please see the attached press release for your review.

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