5 Ways to Improve Health Through Neighborhood Involvement

By Mykala Thomas Today, people need to get together by staying apart.  Community involvement helps support everyone’s health during the current pandemic and beyond. Working with your neighbors and Brilliant Detroit keeps depression at bay and helps you stay upbeat and productive.   You can’t run away from the reality of the coronavirus pandemic, but you […]

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Gratitude for the Project 2 Women’s Empowerment Workshop!

We’re so grateful to team up with the Project 2 Women’s Empowerment Workshop and appreciate the shout-out on their blog! You can find the blog link here and the post below: — Project 2 Partners With Brilliant Detroit Project 2 has been honored to team up with Brilliant Detroit for the Project 2 Women’s Empowerment Workshop. Cindy Eggleton […]

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A Fall Reading List for Volunteers, by a Volunteer!

Patricia Hill is the co-creator of EducatorTools.info, a website dedicated to offering helpful resources and inspiration to both established and aspiring educators. She’s also a Brilliant Detroit volunteer. Over the past month, she created a reading list for the Brilliant community that asks a powerful question: what does it mean to be a community leader […]

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313Speaks is making sure our kids are building an early vocabulary

Something exciting is brewing in Detroit and across the country. Last year, representatives of Brilliant Detroit and the City of Detroit went to Providence, RI, where top early childhood education leaders gathered to talk about replicating the Providence Talks program. “Providence Talks proposes to do something never before attempted at the municipal level: to intervene […]

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A Brilliant Detroit Family in Brightmoor

We use the words “Brilliant Detroit Family” quite often because that’s how we feel about all of you and all of the other participants, partners, donors, and volunteers who join us in the work of building kid success neighborhoods. We’re bound together. This connection is alive and well throughout Detroit and particularly in the relationship […]

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Co-Founder and CEO, Cindy Eggleton Summarizing 2019

Greetings! Together, we celebrate growth in all of its aspects. Growth for kids, families and as a movement. This has been quite a journey fueled by love, purpose and sheer energy. We were built on the belief that we can and should do better for our kids, families, and neighborhoods. The belief that 14 percent […]

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Meet Danielle Welcome, Community Member of Osborn House

Danielle Welcome remembers the day she first learned about Brilliant Detroit’s Osborn House. It was August of this year, and she was with her kids — Jade, Jameer, Jordan, and Jayden — just across the street on the playground. “There was this big picnic, they were barbecuing, lots of games out, and they approached me! […]

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Feeding Friendly Spaces

On October 3rd, Brilliant Detroit hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at our Fitzgerald house to mark the opening of breastfeeding-friendly spaces at all of our locations. The house was filled with community partners, families and neighbors to help us commemorate the event. Thanks to our partnership with Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association and Evenflo, we are proud […]

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Lucious Conway, Fitzgerald Resident and Volunteer

“If you want change globally, you have to make a change locally… one person at a time—that is how we change the world.” Fitzgerald resident and volunteer at Brilliant Detroit’s newest hub, Mr. Conway’s enthusiasm for kid success and the positive impact that we can have on the community together is heartwarming and inspirational. He […]

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Making a Splash in Fitzgerald

When we first walked through the house on 16919 Prairie Street in the Fitzgerald neighborhood, we were struck by how much help the house needed and how much possibility it held. What followed was many months of renovation to get Brilliant Detroit’s “palace” ready for programming. Before any programming took place, the house was filled […]

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Brilliant Detroit is dedicated to building kid success families and neighborhoods where families with children 0-8 have what they need to be school ready, healthy and stable.

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Contact Info

Headquarters Address:
5675 Larkins Street, Detroit, MI 48210

Contact:
313-483-8992

Email:
info@brilliantdetroit.org

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