Coaching Detroit Forward

About Coaching Detroit Forward

Our Mission: Coaching Detroit Forward is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that coaches Detroit high school students in writing, photography, graphic design and other creative fields. Award-winning local journalists, authors, communications professionals, photographers and designers teach students and share their expertise through summer camps, workshops and after-school programs. Through Coaching Detroit Forward, students gain mentors who guide them through internships, jobs and careers.

Coaching Detroit Forward is the nonprofit arm of The Detroit Writing Room, a writing and event space in downtown Detroit where the community can sign up with professional writing, photography and design coaches.

CDF launched in 2020 with a summer photography and journalism camp. The students' photography and articles were published in a print publication called Perspectives Magazine. Visit to view their work.


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June 2021 - August 2021 Detroit, MI
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