Hear from our community and staff on how Kadima is helping our clients move forward.
As an incoming junior studying psychology at Michigan State University, I had no idea what to expect when I got the call that I would be Kadima’s 2021 JVS JOIN intern. Kadima was my number one choice..
She has gotten to know many of the members very well and has even taken on new students since the pandemic, when she converted classes...
Mikel is the director of community arts partnerships at for the College for Creative Studies. In collaboration with Kadima Board Member/Creative Expressions Council Chair Barbara Kratchman, he helped build the art and photography curriculum for Creative Expressions.
A nurse in Metro Detroit, Barb has seen firsthand how mental health affects individuals in the community. She was motivated to provide her support for Kadima by a close friend serving on Kadima’s board of directors whose adult children were coping with mental health challenges. She began her service on the Healthy Body Healthy Mind committee and later joined the board. She also serves on the Tyler Howard Mini Golf Classic and Gardening committees.
"Mental health is an issue affecting us all, whether it is you personally, a family member, a friend or a “friend of a friend"...
Barbara works for Henry Ford Health System and served as a consultant for Kadima from June 2018 to April 2019 to help identify its key performance indicators and develop its “elevator pitch.”