September 2023


SAY Detroit Board of Directors Announcements

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SAY Detroit is proud to share the appointment of Charles Rothstein, founding member of Beringea, as the new chairman of SAY Detroit’s Board of Directors, succeeding founding chair Rob Orley, who will remain a member of the board.

Mike Land, southeast Michigan regional president for Huntington National Bank,  joins the SAY Detroit board as a general member. Land fills David Provost’s seat, who stepped down to become chairman of the board of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.

SAY Detroit is grateful for our board members and the service they provide. Please join us in welcoming Charlie and David into their new roles!

Volunteer as a Tutor at SAY Play

More than 150 students are registered for fall SAY Play programming and we are in need of extra volunteers to serve as tutors in the D.E.E.P. (Digital Educational Enrichment Program). Before students can move on to West African drum and dance, fashion fundamentals, screenwriting workshop, exploring photography and other fun activities, they must complete their homework and get organized for the next day of school! 

SAY Play is a great place and it is making a difference in the community – it is part of the community. It gives youth the opportunity to be safe, relieve stress, learn, and play. The students are our future. I love being part of SAY Play, it lets me give back to the community by doing what I love.

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Mi-Cycle Partners with The Westside Cultural and Athletic Club for Bike Giveaway!

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On Saturday, Sept. 16 Mi-Cycle collaborated with The Westside Cultural and Athletic Club and distributed more than 70 bikes to local youth.

The Westside Cultural and Athletic Club has been a long-time benefactor of the SAY Detroit Radiothon with Mitch Albom. Its leader, Erica Wright, founded the organization out of her home in the mid-1970s with a mission of guiding young people.

SAY Play Annex Construction Progress

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We are excited. Are you excited? The SAY Detroit Play Center annex is in the final construction phase! The Kelly and Matthew Stafford & Friends Educational Center looking forward to a grand opening in the new year. Check out the walking tour!  

Start Your Holiday Shopping with Brown Bag Popcorn!


Purchase delicious Brown Bag Popcorn for everyone on your holiday gift list and support the good works of SAY Detroit! Visit and place your order today! 

Also, learn more about our Make the Pledge program!

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