The Ascend Foundation T.R.U.T.H Youth Coalition being honored at the Michigan State Capital in 2020
The children of the Clarence E. Phillips Ascend Foundation T.R.U.T.H Youth Coalition being honored at the Michigan State Capital by the: Michigan House of Representatives, the Michigan State Senate as well as Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist. These children were blessed and humbled to be acknowledged for the countless acts of service that they give to the community of Pontiac. Their battle against substance abuse in the schools as well as the neighborhoods is one that is beyond worthy of praise. Their tenacity has been noticed on the highest level of government and we as an organization is beyond GRATEFUL!!! Special Thank You goes out to State Representative Brenda Carter for your unyielding passion for children and their development.
2020 Ascend Foundation T.R.U.T.H Youth Coalition Mini-Doc: The HONORED Road to the Michigan Capital
This video documentary covers our kids receiving one of the HIGHEST HONORS imaginable at the Michigan State Capital and their journey. It takes you inside the thoughts and passion of our youth as they tell it through their eyes. These kids give to this community and county tirelessly to change the negative dynamic that plagues this city. They have launched this fight against substance abuse which is that of LEGEND!!! Once Again, anyone from Pontiac or just a lover of kids, if this doesn't cut to your soul...I swear, I would have to question if you have a heartbeat. DISCLAIMER....This one will have you: smiling, laughing and crying all in one 9 minute roller coaster but ultimately.....I HOPE IT MAKES YOU ALL PROUD!!!