About Us

Franklin-Wright Settlements, Inc. has been a strong force in helping the community help itself for more than 134 years, and is a cornerstone of strength in supporting individuals, families and groups on the east side of Detroit and throughout the tri-county area.

 

The values of Franklin Wright are based on the settlement house concept of self-help for the continuous improvement and preservation of the family.  Franklin Wright strives to achieve this through excellence in service and equality of treatment.

Franklin Wright is rooted in a geographical neighborhood district.  Its goal is to know and understand the neighborhood and to help develop its potential by providing aid in obtaining the services people need.

Franklin Wright is concerned with the families and each of its members.  The organization aims to afford opportunities to each individual to find and develop his, or her potential for a satisfying life in the home, neighborhood, community and nation.  In doing so, it supports the conviction that human beings have a capacity for self-direction and growth.

Franklin Wright crosses all lines of race, religion, national origin and economic status, seeking to improve relationships among individuals and groups with different backgrounds, while at the same time preserving the uniqueness of feach culture.  to this end, it provides opportunities for a variety of individual, group and inter-group experiences.  We are an innovative and flexible, developing methods and coordinated programs to meet specific needs, often demonstrating the value of innovative activities.

 
STAFF

Deon Mullen

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

 

Stacie Robinson

Chief Operating Officer

 

Ahmad Nassar

Vice-President of Strategy and Development

Erika Batchelor-Murray

Director of Early Childhood Development

 

Marneisha Walker

Director of Family Growth & Development

 

Bertram Marks II

Youth Coordinator

Veikko Kohler

Accountant

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Monique
Marks
Rev. Dr. Kenneth
Harris

Chairman of the Board

Michael
Van Tull

Vice Chair

Debra
Rush

Vice Chair

Kimberly
Batchelor Davis

Treasurer

Secretary

Richard L.
Halsted
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Annette
McCain, PhD

Board Member

Betty
Burns

Board Member

Brandon
Jackson

Board Member

Cathy
Nedd

Board Member

Dan
Pitera

Board Member

George
Nicholson, III

Board Member

Hali
Giessler

Board Member

Karynton
Thomas

Board Member

Leonard
Alford, III

Board Member

Missionary Hattie
Humphrey

Board Member

Nicole
Wells-Stallworth

Board Member

Penny
Cox

Board Member

Stephanie
Julien

Board Member

Hon. Teola
Hunter

Board Member

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Frankin Wright Settlements

313-579-1000

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SOPHIE WRIGHT BRANCH

4141 Mitchell Street | Detroit, MI  48207

313-579-1000

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MAIN OFFICE

3360 Charlevoix | Detroit, MI  48207

313-309-1300

info@franklinwright.org​

YOUTHVILLE

7375 Woodward Ave | Detroit, MI  48202

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