Youth Empowerment Solutions responds to media inquiries about youth empowerment, violence prevention, and community engagement. For general media inquiries or requests, contact Alison Grodzinski, (734) 763-1989.
YES in the News:
- Black Families Report High Unmet Demand, Barriers to Entry for After School Programs, Word In Black, September, 2022.
- History of Violence, Michigan Research News, July, 2016.
- Saying Y.E.S. to Young People in Flint, Findings Magazine, Fall 2015.
- Michigan’s Youth Empowerment Solutions Program: Engaging Youth in Violence Prevention, Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health Newsletter, November 19, 2015.
- Youth organize Portland rally to put community on notice: ‘Silence the Violence’, The Oregnonian, July 11, 2014.
- Preventing Youth Violence: The Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES) Program, Stories from the Field, Healthy People.gov
- Growing Up In America’s Most Dangerous City, Al Jazeera America, October 24, 2013.
- Prevention Research Center and Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center, Michigan Times, October 7, 2013.
- YES Looks to Empower Kids for More Peaceful Communities. CBS Detroit, January 22, 2012.
- Program led to lower crime, fewer violent incidents among kids, UM News Service, January 17, 2012.
- Their Town, Kids of Flint, MI. Findings Magazine, Fall/Winter 2008.
- Empowering Youth to End Youth Violence. Findings Magazine, Fall 2005.