This election year, the group 482forward began a new program called Political Action and Covid Crisis Intervention Team (PACCT) to help boost voter registration and ultimately, voter turnout.
Cass Technical High School has a rising club For Girls Only that is changing and motivating girls who attend the school.
Citizen Detroit is a nonprofit organization whose goals are to help encourage and teach minorities in Detroit about politics and voting. On Jan. 31, Citizen Detroit, Detroit Public Community School District, and the Detroit Election Commission partnered together to give Cass Tech students an opportunity to do a simulated vote. And the Detroit Election Commission helped eligible students register to vote.
On Sept. 24, Vans presented Cass Technical High School’s music department with a check for $10,000 and instruments for the orchestra department valued at $10,000. Cass along with five other Detroit Public Schools received money to help subsidize the music curriculum of their respective schools.
On Sept. 19, Eastern Michigan University President James M. Smith and Vice President David Turner visited Cass Technical School to have academic discussions with students.