Strengthening community collaboratives to promote positive youth development and community revitalization.
 
 

Our Mission:

Prevention

A Drug Free community coalition working together for the greater good of Detroit’s Westside.

 
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Our Mission

To improve outcomes for west side Detroit youth and their families by establishing and strengthening community collaboratives that promote positive youth development and community revitalization through the prevention of youth substance abuse and other problem behaviors

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Coalition Members

The Coalition for Urban Youth and Family Development is comprised of a number of like-minded community organizations throughout the city of Detroit, who are united for common goals: improving outcomes in Detroit by advocating for substance abuse prevention and revitalizing our city.

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Our Impact

CUFYD has helped reach over 50,000 Westside residents with substance abuse prevention messages and resources through public education campaigns, public forums, workshops, summits, community outreach projects and programs. Click below to learn more about our work in the community.

 

1+

Million Dollars Raised

By our coalition to combat youth substance abuse and revitalize our city in just our first 3 years of existence!

 

12

Sectors represented

Our coalition is comprised of representatives of 12 different sectors of community stakeholders including: Youth, Parents, Business, Media, School, Law Enforcement, Youth Serving Org, Religious/Fraternal Orders, and Healthcare Professionals.

 
 

50+

Thousand westside residents reached

With substance abuse prevention messages and resources through public education campaigns, public forums, workshops, summits, community outreach projects and programs.

 
 

Get Involved

The Coalition for Urban Youth and Family Development hosts a number of community based events to further our mission to improve outcomes for west side Detroit youth and revitalize our community. If you would like to help, check out any of the sections below to see our schedule of events, volunteer opportunities, or make a donation to our organization.

 

Sign Up For a Program

Check out the Coalitions calendar of activities to find a community event that you’d like to attend near you!

Volunteer opportunities

Head over to the volunteer page to find our how you can help out or even attend a coalition meeting.

Make a Donation

Make a contribution to help keep West side Detroit youth drug free and continue to build our community.