Giant Step Teen Conference CANCELLED for 2020
BUT we are providing virtual Continuing Education workshops for school professionals.
The in-person conference will be back in October of 2021. In the meantime, sign-up for our virtual professional development.
Attend our virtual Adult Education Workshops. 1.5 SCECHs or CEs in social work per session. Provided free thanks to a generous donation from PNC Bank.
Tuesday, August 11, from 10:30 am - Noon
Stress in School Professionals: How to Spot It, Stop It & Prevent It
Thursday, August 13, from 10:30 - Noon
Students in Crisis: Understanding & Preventing Stress, Anxiety, Depression & Suicide in Teens
Inclusion, Harmony & Acceptance -- Giant Step brings teenagers together from diverse backgrounds to discover all the issues they have in common. Public, private, charter, parochial and even home schools from across southeast Michigan have sent thousands of students to Giant Step. Students come from different neighborhoods, cultures, races, incomes and outlooks. We provide guided discussion, games, exercises and lunch. They might enter as strangers, but they leave as friends.
Wayne State University Student Center, 2nd Floor Ballroom (map)
FREE TO ALL, lunch included.
NEW ! Students who attend Giant Step qualify for a RaiseMe scholarship of
Be a table sponsor. Give $350 and help 7 teens attend Giant Step for free.
PUSH THE BUTTON to donate online or register students.
Facilitators for 2021 Conference
Giant Step Teen Conference is seeking volunteers to guide discussions with young teens at our October 2021 event. Two-hour training in mid-October of 2021 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm (refreshments provided) in the Knapp Building (basement Multipurpose Room) on Wayne State's campus, 87 E. Ferry Street, Detroit, MI 48202. Contact Cheryl at firstname.lastname@example.org or 313-664-2607 for details.
Our $5,000 Legacy Sponsor
General Motors Global Technical Center, Warren, MI
Our Exclusive Lunch Sponsor
Thank you to Giant Step's 2019 Table and Event Sponsors
Giant Step Steering Committee and Advisors
Giant Step Sponsors