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Cunningham and Eleanor M. Josaitis, pledged to unite a community that was sharply divided on racial and economic lines. It was such a success that the co-founders embarked on other social advocacy initiatives. They trained a group of priests to preach on civil rights issues by exposing them to the rhetoric of extremist groups.
Next, they collaborated with Wayne State University on a study that demonstrated that city residents were paying significantly more for food and prescriptions than suburban residents.
HOPE was working to bridge the racial divide, a major Detroit employer announced its move to the suburbs. As a result, hiring practices were changed to open opportunities for women and people of color.
Inafter gathering scientific evidence of the effects of hunger and malnutrition on the early development of infants, Focus: It provided food for pregnant and post-partum mothers, infants and children up to age six.
At age six, children who were still in need qualified for the school lunch program. After winning support for mothers and children, the co-founders tackled the issue of hunger among senior citizens — successfully extending the federal CSFP program to include low income seniors in The program now assists 41, people each month through Focus: HOPE gained traction, its leaders sought additional intelligent and practical solutions to racism and poverty.
The food program was now providing much needed assistance to young families, but the co-founders dreamt of eliminating the need for such programs. Only when people have jobs can they provide for their families — and access to jobs requires education.
Thus, they started a job training program. Inthe Machinist Training Institute MTI opened, using curriculum developed in concert with local machine shop owners. The first MTI graduates, primarily African American men and women, were snapped up by local machine shops and automotive companies, breaking the race and gender barriers in the machinist trades.
As an extension of the training programs, Focus: To assist students, many of whom were parents of young children, the organization opened the Center for Children CFC in Since then, the CFC has provided early childhood education and care to more than 7, infants and children.
With an increasing number of senior citizens depending upon the food program a new problem arose: How to get food to homebound seniors. Thousands of volunteers stepped up to the challenge to pack and deliver boxes of food each month.
Education opportunities grew with two new programs to help incoming students upgrade math and reading skills.
Called First Step and Fast Track, the programs helped incoming students improve reading and math by as much as two grade levels. Retired General Motors President Lloyd Reuss volunteered to lead the innovative program, which gave MTI graduates the opportunity to earn a tuition-free college degree in manufacturing engineering.20th & 21st Century America.
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Detroit was still smoldering from the riots when a small band of people, led by Father William T. Cunningham and Eleanor M.
Josaitis, pledged to unite a community that was sharply divided on racial and economic lines. My hometown of Detroit has been studied obsessively for years by writers and researchers of all types to gain insight into the Motor City’s decline.
Indeed, it seems to have become a favorite pastime for urbanists of all stripes. How could such an economic powerhouse, a uniquely American city, so.