Frankin-Wright Settlements is pleased to provide a variety of opportunities to get involved! Learn more by visiting these program pages:
“While human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable, the work to help the child, preserve the family, and strengthen the community shall remain at the forefront of Franklin-Wright Settlements as a mission and mantra.”
— Monique D. Marks
President & CEO
Mission Statement and Vision
Franklin-Wright Settlements, Inc. (FWS) is a leading Detroit neighborhood human service organization, existing to assist individuals, families, groups and the community with basic life, family, and social needs. Franklin-Wright embraces the settlement house philosophy and a multi-service holistic approach in cooperation with the community. FWS focuses on the prevention, treatment, and amelioration of social problems through advocacy, programs, projects, activities, services, and facilities. The enduring strength of FWS lies in flexible, responsive programs that recognize ongoing basic needs, despite societal priorities and funding.
How Can You Help?
You can help in a variety of ways! Explore these options:
Franklin Wright Settlements, Walk On The Edmund Pettus BridgeFranklin Wright Settlements, Inc. prides itself as being the first settlement program established in the state of Michigan and Monique Marks, President/CEO did just that, while on the 2016 College Tour which stopped off to visit the HBCUs in the South. While on tour, it stopped in Selma, AL...where they walked on the infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge, the historical sight of "Bloody Sunday."
Franklin Wright Settlements, 2017 Nurturing Possibilities Part 2
Franklin Wright Settlements, 2017 Nurturing Possibilities Part 1