One-year anniversary celebration and preview of the R.I.S.E (Resilience. Inclusion. Support. Education) Emergency Youth Shelter
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Remarks by Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield – 5:30 p.m.
8801 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
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The Detroit Phoenix Center will celebrate its one-year anniversary as an asset based resource center that provides drop in services to teens and young adults who are at risk or currently experiencing homelessness. There will be free food, haircuts and prizes for all youth and young adults in attendance. During the one-year anniversary celebration attendees will be able to tour the current facility space and get a sneak peek into the developing R.I.S.E Emergency Youth Shelter.
Additionally, Thursday, February 1 is the Unsheltered Point-In Time (PIT) Count day. The PIT Count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered people who are experiencing homelessness. The Detroit Phoenix Center is aiming to count the number of youth in Detroit experiencing homelessness and connect them to resources.
Transportation assistance for youth and young adults who wish to attend the event is available and will be provided by Lyft.
To RSVP or for transportation assistance please call or text 313-482-0916.
1. Kerry Washington joined the swim team in high school.
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2. Kerry Washington was a part of a cappella singing group called Triple Trio when she attended the Spence school in Manhattan.
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3. Kerry Washington was accepted to Yale and Darthmouth College but turned them down and attended George Washington University.
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4. While attending George Washington University, she was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
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5. After graduating college, Washington travelled to India to study and intense form of Indian theater and Yoga.
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6. In 2014, she was named as one of Time's Magazine's 100 most influential people.
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7. Washington was 7months pregnant with her daughter when she finished filming season three of 'Scandal' and then returned three months later to film season 4. While 8 months pregnant with her son, Washington filmed season 6 of 'Scandal.'
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8. Jennifer Lopez was Washington's dance teacher in high school.
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9. George Washington University, Washington's alma mater, awarded her a honorary degree in Fine Arts on May 19, 2013.
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10. Kerry Washington is the only child of her parents.
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Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in Bronx, New York.