"Coleman Young was not only a great mayor but an inspiration to many city leaders throughout the nation." - Former President Bill Clinton

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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CAYF Trustees: (L) Tiffany Curry, (President) Marvin Beatty, Shirley Stancato

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CAYF Trustees & 2010 Detroit Educator of the Year

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CAYF College Graduates 2010 Group Photo

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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RSP Group Photo

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REAL Skills Program Participants

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90th Celebration (Group Photo).

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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2011 CAYF New Scholarship Recipients - Group Photo

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CAYF Current Scholars & RSP Participants 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2010 (Trustees)

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Coleman A. Young's 90th Celebration (Fundraiser).

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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The RSP kids in action on the low ropes course

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2010 CAYF New Scholarship Recipients - Group Photo

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2009 Scholarship Awards Program

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RSP 2010 High School Graduates Group Photo

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Some of our scholarship recipients hard at work

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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Coleman A. Young Foundation

Coleman A. Young was the Mayor of Detroit for two decades. He established the Coleman A. Young Foundation (CAYF) in 1982. The Mayor left office in 1993. He died four years later. CAYF is a living legacy of the late Mayor's lifetime of work. All of the assets that he earned were left to the Foundation to provide opportunities for future generations in the city that was his life.

Since 1986, the Foundation has awarded more than four million dollars to more than four hundred students.

The mission of CAYF is to develop leadership among youth through college scholarships, mentoring and other supports for personal growth and development.

Latest CAYF News

2016 Coleman A. Young Foundation Scholarship Application Due March 04, 2016 : Foundation Wide

posted January 5, 2016 at 11:30am

Applications must be postmarked by March 4, 2016 or delivered by hand to 2111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 500, Detroit, MI 48201

97 Years. A Salute to the Late Coleman Alexander Young : Foundation Wide

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posted September 2, 2015 at 5:01pm

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

REAL Skills 2.0 Applications Currently Being Accepted : Foundation Wide

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posted September 2, 2015 at 4:59pm

Location: Don Bosco Hall, 19321 W. Chicago,...

2111 Woodward Avenue • Suite 500 • Detroit, Michigan • 48201
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