On The Record: Ypsilanti

Children at Parkridge Community Center

Parkridge Community Center helping to bridge the digital divide

Rich Rezler - March 04, 2021

A $60,000 grant to WCC and the Parkridge Community Center will help bridge the digital divide that exists in the Ypsilanti neighborhood the center serves. And that’s only a part of help available at Parkridge.

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The Bond family cuts the ribbon on their new home.

Ypsilanti family cuts ribbon on home built by WCC's YouthBuild program

Richard Rezler - January 20, 2019

When the Bond family cut the ribbon on their new beginning, it also signified the culmination of the three-year YouthBuild program administered by Washtenaw Community College.

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Grant allows WCC to enhance after-school programming at Parkridge

Richard Rezler - October 15, 2018

Washtenaw Community College enhanced the after-school academic support services it offers at the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti thanks to a $133,176 grant from Washtenaw Coordinated Funders.

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There’s an international flair in the Adult Transitions Pathways classes being taught at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center. Students include (from left, with native country) Yui Nishi (Japan), Jesus Agualimpia (Argentina), Ali Aldawood (Saudi Arabia), Maria Cid-Espinoza (Mexico) and Kurumi Sato (Japan).

Adult Transitions: Taking education where it's needed

Washtenaw Community College - April 23, 2018

Responding to the needs of its surrounding communities, the Adult Transitions department at Washtenaw Community College is extending its reach with a new adult education project at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center.

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