DTMAC In The Media


DTMAC FEATURED ON 89.1 WEMU!

Ypsilanti Activist Continues Conversation on Community Policing Forum

By Lisa Barry

“The recent police-related shootings across the country have sparked conversations about race and policing in Washtenaw County. The City of Ypsilanti recently held a public forum on the issue to determine what they need to do about it. I spoke with Gail Wolkoff, the founder of Dedicated To Make A Change, a youth empowerment group in Ypsilanti. She was at the forum and gives her take of the situation.”

Listen to the article here:

http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-activist-continues-conversation-community-policing-forum#stream/0

— 2015 —

DTMAC FEATURED AGAIN ON MLIVE.COM!

Anti-violence group hosts glow-in-the-dark party for Ypsilanti teens

By Dominic Valente

“Dedicated To Make a Change, a youth group that advocates against violence in the city of Ypsilanti, held a dance party Saturday night at the Recreation Park in Ypsilanti. The party featured two DJs, glow in the dark sticks and a short performance by Foreign Cash, a local rapper in the area.”

CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE ARTICLE HERE:

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2015/08/dedicated_to_change_holds_teen.html#incart_related_stories

This article was posted on mLive.com on 8/2/15.

 

DTMAC FEATURED AGAIN ON MLIVE.COM!

Ypsilanti ‘glow in the dark teen party’ aimed at stopping violence

By Jack Walsworth

“Dedicated to Make a Change is hosting the Glow in the Dark Teen Party, with the support of the Ypsilanti Police Department, at the Ypsilanti Senior Center at 1015 Congress St.”

CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE ARTICLE HERE:

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2015/07/youth_to_put_on_party.html

This article was posted on mLive.com on 7/30/15.

 

— 2014 —

DTMAC FEATURED ON MLIVE.COM!

Youths promote positive activites in Ypsilanti starting with teen party Friday night

By Matt Durr

“The goal of the organization is to offer a variety of programs and activities to all teenagers in the city regardless of the resources of their families. For the teens, having a place to go to work on something positive is a welcomed opportunity.”

CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE ARTICLE HERE:

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2014/07/dedicated_teen_party.html

This article was posted on mLive.com on 7/18/2014.

 

— 2012 —

DTMAC FEATURED AGAIN ON PRIDESOURCE.COM!

The Power of Dedication: Queer Teens Raise Money, Bring Hope

By Jerome Stuart Nichols

“Dedicated to Make a Change is an organization that empowers teens to be the change they want to see in the world. With last Saturday’s Hope and Change fundraiser, they proved just how powerful a bunch of truly dedicated teens could be.”

CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE ARTICLE HERE:

http://www.pridesource.com/gallery.html?article=56948

This article was originally printed in the 11/22/12 issue of Between the Lines News.

 

DEDICATED TO MAKE A CHANGE’S FIRST FEATURE ARTICLE ON PRIDESOURCE!

‘Dedicated” To Making A Difference: Helping Queer Teens Help Themselves, Others

By Jerome Stuart Nichols

“Just like everyone else – teenagers are capable of a great many positive things when given the right tools. With the all-inclusive L3C learning/community service organization Dedicated to Make a Change, Executive Director Gail Wolkoff is changing that perception and is giving teens the tools they need to make a better future.”

CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE ARTICLE HERE:
http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=56543

This article was originally printed in the 11/01/12 issue of Between The Lines News.

 

DEDICATED TO MAKE A CHANGE FEATURED ON ANNARBOR.COM!

Shocked by statistics, area teens start program to confront HIV, AIDS

By Amy Biolchini, County Health and Environment Reporter

“They took a look at the statistics: Those at highest risk for HIV infection are between the ages of 13 and 23. And then the group of teens looked around and realized: those numbers represented themselves.”

CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE ABOUT PREVENT AND PREVAIL HERE:

http://annarbor.com/news/overwhelmed-by-statistics-area-teens-start-conversations-on-hiv/

This article was also featured on The Youth, Arts, HIV & AIDS Network website:
http://yahanet.org/network/forum/7051