Youth Leadership

Student Action Teams (SAT) are groups of students in schools throughout Metro Detroit who want to make a difference in their environment. Student Action Teams are made up of a group of youth led by an adult ally and a SAT coordinator from GWP.

Group of youth leaders working togetherThese students, grades 6-12, focus on:

Student Action Teams participate in the annual Generation With Promise Youth Summit. Each year GWP gathers all of the teams to work together on how they can make a change in their schools.

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  • Annual increases in consumption of fruits and veggies by SAT members and the peer groups they educate
  • Creation of the Hamtramck Health Hike
  • Salad bars and smoothie machines installed in Hamtramck Public Schools
  • Installation of playground walking tracks with key support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Creation of the Pershing High School 5k Walk/Run
Dr Wisdom with a group of youth ambassadors
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Find out about our Generation with Promise program