InsideOut Receives [Transformational Gift](https://insideoutdetroit.org/2024/03/19/insideout-receives-2-million-donation-from-mackenzie-scott/) from MacKenzie Scott!
InsideOut Receives [Transformational Gift](https://insideoutdetroit.org/2024/03/19/insideout-receives-2-million-donation-from-mackenzie-scott/) from MacKenzie Scott!
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Op-Ed: Poetry, creative writing and just listening can combat teen mental health risks 

Executive Director Suma Karaman Rosen writes about showing up for teens in an Op-Ed for the Detroit Free Press.

FOX 2: InsideOut nonprofit in Detroit gets $2M donation

Executive Director Suma Karaman Rosen and School Programs Manager Shawntai Brown speak with Fox 2 about the impact of MacKenzie Scott’s transformational gift.

InsideOut Receives $2 Million Donation from MacKenzie Scott

There are few moments in a nonprofit organization’s life that are truly transformative. InsideOut Literary Arts is about to experience one.

The Metro: Annual Detroit Youth Poetry Con returns March 9

Executive Director Suma Karaman Rosen had the opportunity to talk about the Detroit Youth Poetry Con and what it means for teens across the area on WDET 101.9FM. Take a listen!

InsideOut student poet King reads at a podium against a backdrop of other students as sun sets at If the River Could Sing event in September 2023.

InsideOut Student Wins $25k Pistons Scholarship

InsideOut student poet King Bethel wrote a spoken word piece that earned him a $25,000 scholarship from the Detroit Pistons Foundation.

Alandra Chuney-Jackson

Alandra Chuney-Jackson is an InsideOut alumni, the Co-Executive Director of the Youth Development Resource Center (YDRC) in Detroit, and the founder of the Sisters’ Couch – an organization dedicated to de-stigmatizing mental health for Black women.

Michigan Poet Laureate Nandi Comer and InsideOut students pose together on the lawn of the Detroit Public Library.

In Detroit, a poetry workshop gives high school students freedom to be themselves

The Detroit Metro Times attended InsideOut’s Visting Writer Series with Michigan Poet Laureate and InsideOut Alum Nandi Comer. They witnessed the magic of youth voice in action.

Group of teens sits in an auditorium talking and writing at the 2023 Detroit Youth Poetry Con

InsideOut Named Gucci Changemaker

InsideOut is proud to be named one of 12 Gucci Changemakers organizations nationally!

This $50,000 grant will allow us to deepen our teen programming by hosting the 2024 Detroit Youth Poetry Con.

InsideOut Student Poets on Detroit Performs

InsideOut poets performed alongside dancers from Detroit School of Arts on Detroit Performs! As student poet Raijuan says (his poem begins at 4:10): “I walk down the hallways and past students…I see a lot of potential. I don’t believe that anyone in my school doesn’t…
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