CHEP Volunteers!

CHEP Volunteers!

A huge thank you to our volunteers from CHEP! We cannot thank these men and women enough. They assisted us in moving furniture and organizing our new office space, as well as donating paint for our lobby. Thank you so much to our CHEP volunteers! We appreciate you!...
Push22 donates furniture and Budget Movers donates time

Push22 donates furniture and Budget Movers donates time

Push22 owner Mike Verville read about Beyond Basics in a recent Crain’s Detroit Business article. He was in the process of moving his office to another location and wanted to donate his office furniture to our organization. He reached out to us and we gratefully...
Crain’s article Elijah’s story

Crain’s article Elijah’s story

Businesses aim high with literacy program Backers make solving Detroit schools’ illiteracy crisis their business By Chad Livengood The battle against Detroit’s illiteracy crisis is fought one child at a time. Consider the story of Elijah Craft, a towering...
Trailer, A day in the life of Elijah

Trailer, A day in the life of Elijah

Trailer, A day in the life of Elijah Produced and Directed by Keith Famie, Visionalist Entertainment Productions Keith Famie short film about Beyond Basics, Elijah’s story, and illiteracy in Detroit …        ...
Talking Taylor Schools

Talking Taylor Schools

Saturday, October 29, 2016 MYERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL hosts Beyond Basics kickoff ceremony When 23rd District Court Judge Geno Salomone dreamed of bringing every pupil in the Taylor Public Schools up to standard reading levels by the third-grade, he dreamed big. His...