Kadima

Community Reflections

Hear from our community and staff on how Kadima is helping our clients move forward.

Yifat Clein has recently joined Kadima as the Intake/Quality and Compliance Coordinator. Prior to Kadima, she worked in a community mental health agency in Detroit, and with the Jewish community of Oakland County. She has a passion for health and wellness, affordable housing and food justice.yifatcrop

Written By: Yifat Clein

 

I will start with a little bit of background. I was born in Israel and have been living in the U.S. for the past 10 years. Growing up in a tight knit social environment influenced my drive to pursue a career that involves working with other people...

MichelleMichelle serves as an Assistant Area Manager to Kadima, providing oversight to all Kadima homes and day to day operations. Michelle has been with Kadima for 7 years.


Written by: Michelle Yarbrough

Kadima has been like a second home to me since 2010. I love helping the people we serve move forward in their lives. Starting as a Direct Care Worker, then being promoted to Home Manager, and now making a lateral move to Assistant Area Manager is a....

 

 

AliAli Huber is excited to join Kadima as its new Development Coordinator.  As the Development/Event Specialist at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint, she comes to Kadima with great experience and a desire to continue to grow Kadima's presence in the community.

Written by: Allison Huber

 

I always knew I wanted to be involved with social justice issues in some way, but I wasn’t sure how. I thought, if you’re not going to be a lawyer or social worker, how is your work going to be impactful? During my undergrad, I had the opportunity to be a part of a student led force, fighting for sexual assault and consent education courses on my college campus. I was attending conferences and panels, sitting in on board meetings, meeting survivors, and conversing with students on the topic. During this time I actually felt as though my voice was being heard and others were learning about the issue.

 

Dustin Feinberg is the 2017 JOIN Intern for Kadima.  Dustin lives in Detroit where he is currently attending Wayne State University as a graduate student in the school of social work.  dustin

Written by:  Dustin Feinberg 

As I near the end of my time as a JOIN intern, I begin to do what is natural in moments like this: reflect upon my experiences and the lessons I learned that I’ll carry with me. Mental illness has been a very important issue to me for a long time. Individuals struggling with mental illness are one of the most vulnerable populations in the country....

Adam Zussman is a Principal at Gryphon Senior Living Group, and lives in Bloomfield Hills with his wife and two daughters. Adam has served on the committee for the Lois Zussman Golf Classic for the last two years, alongside  his father, Rick and grandfather, Milt. adam

Written By:  Adam Zussman  

 

My Grandparents have been involved with Kadima  ever since I can remember.   They were always very philanthropic, and Kadima was their primary target, their number one charity.  They passed the value of giving back onto my dad who in turn passed it to me and my brother and sister.  Family is first but charity is a close second to that....