April 1, 2016, Detroit – What seems to be an ordinary Easter ritual to many people brought great joy to Detroit children and their families as they gathered at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen to dye Easter eggs. The annual event is organized by the soup kitchen’s Rosa Parks Children and Youth Program, directed by Sister Nancyann Turner, OP. Watch the heart-warming coverage by reporter Robin Murdoch of Fox 2 Detroit.
March 10, 2016, Detroit, Michigan – In her monthly blog, Sister Nancyann Turner, Director of the Rosa Parks Children and Youth Program, shares the “bittersweet” fruits of a poetry workshop the older children attended. The children wrote of their personal experiences of living in Detroit, sharing both the hardships and the hope that they still feel. Read the blog and a sampling of the children’s poetry.
Feature photo by Bryan Debus via Flickr Creative Commons