Our Partners

EMU Bright Futures collaborates with a wide variety of groups and organizations in order to provide high quality afterschool programming to our students.

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University Institute for for the Study of Children, Families and Communities

Michigan Department of Education 21st CCLC

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EMU College of Education

EMU College of Education

Michigan Social Emotional Learning Alliance

Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality

21st Century Community Learning Centers


U.S. Department of Education 21st CCLC

School Districts Served

Wayne-Westland Community Schools

Willow Run Community Schools

Ypsilanti Public Schools

Romulus Community Schools

After School Advocacy


Michigan After-School Association

Michigan After-School Partnership


Afterschool Alliance

National AfterSchool Alliance


National Summer Learning Association

The Forum for Youth Investment


GameStart School

University of Michigan School of Education Interactive Communications & Simulations: Develops online mentoring, poetry writing, simulations.

Community Records: Develops clubs where students write, record and burn original songs and beats to CD’s.

826Michigan: Multiple projects relating to writing including writing and performing plays, writing a newspaper, poetry, etc.

Wayne-Westland Health and Welfare: Community-based collaboration in Wayne Westland with local government, schools, community based organizations, churches

Westland Public Library: Multiple programs including family programs at the library.

Ypsilanti Public Library: Brings the bookmobile to the program weekly during the school year.

Ypsilanti Township Recreation:  Develops summer recreation opportunities, including golf, arts and crafts and wollyball

Westland Recreation: Provides opportunities for field trips and shares resources for clubs

Red Wagon Literacy Program: Brings and distributes wagonloads of books to our programs in the NorWayne neighborhood.

Greater Works Youth Empowerment: Provides young men’s leadership support to our students

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan  – It’s Great To Be A Girl: Girls’ leadership program

CrossTown Theater Troupe

Detroit Dance Studio

Eastern Michigan University GEAR UP

Neutral Zone:

Project S.N.A.P.

University of Michigan – International Poetry Guild

University of Michigan School Based Healthcare Center – Willow Run Secondary Complex:

Young People’s Project (YPP)



Tumble Bunnies

Yankee Air Museum

Oakwood Adams Upper Elementary School Based Health Center


Blue Cross Complete of Michigan