Detroit Magic Child Development mission is to work with parents, churches, schools and other organizations to provide a nurturing environment in the community. Providing programs that will build character and promote academic achievement with our youth. To enhance the self esteem, emotional, social, cultural and physical development of our participants. Detroit Magic Child's project will be to continue providing after school programs for youth ages 6 - 17. Concentrating on improving their academic skills, focusing on stem related subjects in ( math and science ) as well as reading, testing and study habits. To help prepare them for higher education. To continue our work alternative program for youth ages 14 - 17 and adults. Teaching them life and trade skills in preparation for career opportunities. To bring in mentors and professional trainers to teach our participants the necessary skills to prepare and position them for internship and employment. The issues that our program will address in our tutoring sessions with our youth is reading comprehension and literacy, testing skills and applying their efforts toward good and consistent study habits.The challenges with our work alternative program will be preparing them for career exploratory opportunities. Teaching our participants life skills ( skilled trades, preparing resumes, communicative skills, relationship building and economic development. Our participants are between the ages of 6 - 17 and adults from low income families that have little or no opportunities for job readiness or training for skilled trades. 95 % of our participants are African Americans. Detroit Magic Child's key objective is to train and prepare our participants for employment. To connect them with opportunities that will provide jobs, building economic stability for themselves, families, homes and the community. To continue elevating the academic level of our youth toward higher education. Preparing the youth to become future leaders and productive citizens in the society. Detroit Magic Child's tutoring sessions improved our youth reading comprehension, testing and study habits by 20 % in 2019. Our work alternative program allowed the participants to sharpen their life skills, 30 % of them were able to find employment or internship. Detroit Magic Child want to continue to be that resource building stronger families, homes and communities. In the 22 year history of the Detroit Magic Child we have touched the lives of over 5,000 youth and over 3,200 homes with a 90 % success rate with our youth furthering their education and becoming productive citizens in the society. ( Special Note ) Due to the pandemic we have been holding virtual sessions to stay connected with our participants and partners. Continuing our tutoring, mentoring, counseling and life skills session.