Developing K.I.D.S.’ Summer Soiree : a 3-part concert series

Join us on Friday, July 31st for our initial Summer Soiree Concert Series to raise funds in support of FREE programs and opportunities for youth. We are elated to highlight talented musicians and celebrate the work and impact of Developing K.I.D.S. for each of our 3-part series. Kym Brady will be the first musician to […]

Summer Program Registration

We are looking forward to engaging with your child(ren) in a format that won’t include several hours of screen time, but provide a way for them to learn, engage with others and make new friends. The program will run Mondays-Thursdays from Monday, July 6th – Thursday, August 13th. Below is a video that provides more […]

Thriving Through Change

We thank the Youth Development Resource Center for their Impact story on our work! You can view the story here and learn more about our virtual programming here.

Virtual Youth Development Programming

Engage with our Youth Service Coordinators for virtual programming for youth of all ages. You can participate through our social media pages on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! To sign up for our newsletter and receive updates on our programs, please complete the form below.

JPMorgan Chase investing $675,000 to help 20 nonprofits led by or serving people of color

Developing K.I.D.S. (Developing Kingdoms In Different Stages-our full name) is elated to be apart of this opportunity to build the capacity of our leaders and the organization’s net assets. https://www.crainsdetroit.com/nonprofit/jpmorgan-chase-investing-675000-help-20-nonprofits-led-or-serving-people-color?fbclid=IwAR2-Gvxuq0oP8_BVIhe1OF7krq3NCWvGi7M3NLbqHz6KddavYiiFU6yhwWE

Kim Johnson visits with Impact 100 Metro Detroit

Our Founder, President & CEO was invited to visit with Impact 100 Metro Detroit. Interviewed by Linda Kleist, Kim shares the journey of Developing K.I.D.S. from it’s creation to present day. She shares how her own family tragedy, shortly after incorporating, played a part in the vision for the work of the organization. See the […]

Kelly Services Engages with Developing K.I.D.S. in Troy, MI

Kelly Services invited our entire summer staff to their world headquarters for a day of professional development workshops and skill-building. Executives and other leaders that included their CEO and CFO engaged with youth to strengthen their interviewing skills, learn about social media branding, public speaking and kick-off potential mentoring relationships.

Developing K.I.D.S. building skills and ‘superpowers’

The Detroit News featured Developing K.I.D.S. on the front page of their paper on August 15, 2017.  “At the high end, the skill-building umbrella covers $350,000 for the Detroit Conservation Corps, the training program from Greening of Detroit that helped inspire McGregor to rethink its mission. Toward the smaller end, it means $85,000 for Developing K.I.D.S., which […]

Grief, Loss & Trauma (Youth & Adults)

Developing K.I.D.S. is hosting a series of community grief, loss & trauma sessions, taking place on the fourth Tuesday of each month between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Light dinner, discussion, & stress relieving activities are included. Grief, Loss & Trauma sessions also include: Pampering Stations Memorial Activities Separate discussions for age groups For more details, […]