Bankrupt Detroit Presents Children With Huge Challenges

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  • Death & Detroit
  • Danger & Dysfuntion
  • Hope In a Hopeless Place
  • Giving Back
  • "It's Up to the Youth"
  • Are the Kids Alright?
  • Mass Exodus
  • A Drop in Enrollment
  • City Bus Struggles
  • Unusable Parks & Recreation
  • Lights Out
  • Special Stresses

Giving Back

Once a frequent fighter, Jalen Pickett is now a diligent participant of the Children in Trauma Intervention Camp, led by the Police Department. "I feel Detroit can come back," Pickett told AP. "And if I do go away to college, I plan on coming back here and giving back to Detroit." 

(Photo: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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