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Youth Development Commission partners with Detroit Public Schools, Detroit PAL and others to develop scholar athletes in Detroit

Coaching for College Initiative Unveiled to Promote Academic and Athletic Achievement DETROIT – Youth Development Commission, along with partners Detroit Public Schools, Education Achievement Authority, Detroit PAL, GradeCheck, Wayne State University VAC Training Program, Maximum Output Track Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, local coaches, as well as former college and retired professional athletes, announced a collaborative relationship to develop student athletes in Detroit and help them prepare for the next level through the Coaching for College initiative. A formal press conference took place on Tuesday, December 16 at the Youth Development Commission. “We are very excited about this program to help develop student athletes in Detroit and help prepare them for the next level,” said Donna Givens Williams, President of