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Detroit Police Athletic League (Detroit PAL)

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Robert Jamerson
Main Address:
1680 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

What We Do

In 1969, the Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) was founded and since then has been supported by many of the biggest names in Detroit.
The organization began as an initiative to create safe and supportive places for kids to play while building positive relationships between the police department and the community.
Detroit PAL is now integrated in the fabric of the Detroit community where parents
and schools connect to programs for youth that develop their confidence and motivation to go far in life. Detroit PAL provides year-round programming in sports and youth enrichment for more than 13,000 participants through the efforts of 2,000 volunteers and mentors. We
focus on teaching values both during and “After the Game” where youth learn transferable life lessons.

- Excerpt from our State of PAL Impact Report

Interesting Info

Between 2007-2018, we served 143, 044 participants !
Between 2007-2018, our volunteers had a collected estimate of 2,789,996 volunteer hours!
Since developing the Girls Changing the Game initiative in 2012, there has been an 8.4% annual growth in girl participation in sports.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Brillant Detroit + Detroit PAL Reading Literacy
Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until Sat Jan 21 2023.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
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Girls Empowerment Workshop Volunteer
Repeats every 2 weeks on Thursday until Sat Jan 21 2023.
Thursday, August 18th, 2022
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