FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: SANDRA WARE
MICHIGAN TECHNICAL ACADEMY HOSTS FREE COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR FOR FAMILIES
(DETROIT,—April 12, 2013) The Michigan Technical Academy (MTA) will host a one day community resource fair on Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The outreach initiative, featuring more than 30 youth and family service organizations, will take place at MTA, 19940 Mansfield in Detroit. This event is free and open to the public.
In addition to learning about healthy living and eating, attendees can also take part in fitness and dance classes including: yoga, zumba and salsa. Information about housing and employment assistance, utility enrollment and budgeting, and food assistance will be available for parents.
Participating organizations include: Detroit Parent Network, Gleaners Community Food Bank, Healthy Detroit, St. Vincent DePaul, United Way, Nardly Human Services, The Children’s Center, Northwest Detroit Youth Coalition, Grandmont Rosedale Development Corp., and more.
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Michigan Technical Academy (MTA) is an award-winning public charter school dedicated to helping students become academically competitive at local, national and global levels. Our mission is accomplished through a highly qualified faculty and staff, research-based instructional strategies, and comprehensive academic services. Established in 1995, MTA boasts two campuses in Detroit and Redford, Mich., serving 1,100 pre-K through eighth-grade students. To learn more about MTA, visit www.mtacademy.us.