News & Updates

November 29th, 2017

SAY Play on Impact TV

Jenell Mansfield, Director of Academics at S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center, visits Impact 100 Metro Detroit to discuss the work we are doing in Detroit, Michigan!

November 14th, 2017

Young Detroiters Trying to Stay Safe

The Detroit News ran an important story about the violence issues that plague the neighborhoods where our members live and learn. The story featured the perspectives of Neviah Lewis, 18, and David Williams, 12, who talk about how crime in their Detroit neighborhood and schools has affected them. We hope you’ll take the time to Continue Reading

November 10th, 2017

Michigan Masons Confirms Commitment

In a special ceremony held November 8th, members of the Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation were at SAY Detroit Play Center to present its second installment check for $500,000 in its ongoing, and long-term, investment in changing the game for Detroit’s youth. Read about their visit, and their relationship with SAY Play, at

November 3rd, 2017

“I am an Entrepreneur”

VentureLabs are “bite-sized” versions of the VentureSchool experience, held throughout the academic year at S.A.Y. Detroit Play. These pop-up classrooms have the primary aim of giving students the opportunity to unleash their entrepreneurial potential. At a recent VentureLab, our students were asked to explore how they are entrepreneurs. VentureSchool is a micro charter high school with its Continue Reading

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