Youth Programs

Youth Program

The Detroit Food Policy Council (DFPC) is hosting a youth program from July 2016 through February 2017. The program will feature the DFPC Youth Summit in October 2016 where the selected youth will be facilitators.The program will consist of educating the youth on all aspects of the food system with hands on experiences. There are five available positions for High School students only. The program will meet weekly during summer months and includes a $200 stipend per month through February.  

The application process is closed.

Youth Food Summit

The first annual Detroit Food Policy Council Youth Summit will be Friday October 21, 2016 at the University of Detroit Mercy. The event will focus on educating youth in Detroit about the food system and how to further improvements.

Press Release

Thank you to the following schools for particpating in the Detroit Food Policy Council's first Youth Summit:
Ann Arbor Trail Magnet Middle School
Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine
Cody Medicine and Community Health Academy
Communication and Media Arts High School

Thank you to the Detroit Public Schools Community District Office of School Nutrition for sponsorship at the Inspire level.

Thank you to Better Made Snack Foods, Motor City Soap Company, and Whole Foods Market for donations. 

Youth Programs Planning Committee

Meeting date TBD. 

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