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Looking for a career change, launch the next chapter of your life.  Register your resume or job on our Career Center.  Find reasonable rates at our DIY job board.  Because our visitors are diverse so are the jobs

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Sankofa History



Did you know Royal Oak Township, Michigan is a historically black community?  The community was established as early as 1837, with Africans settling in the area and 

Employment Trends

African-American Land Tenure and Sustainable Development: Eradicating Poverty and Building Intergenerational Wealth in the Black Belt Region

By Jerry Pennick and Monica Rainge


"African-American land ownership has helped guide and support the march toward freedom and sustainability for generations, even in the face of physical harm, death, and an unjust justice system that has often conspired to dispossess the African-American community of this critical asset and power base.

This article provides a framework for developing solutions to the problem of systemic poverty in the rural South, with land access and sustainable development forming the key component of those solutions." Read entire article


Press Release

The Staples Foundation support FOROT's Emerging Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) through its 2 Million & Change initiative.

Sankofa Community Garden

We are currently accepted volunteers and youth to engage and assist with our urban gardening. If you are interested in helping out, please fill out the contact form or reach out to us at info@forot.org.


Juneteenth 2019

We had a wonderful Juneteenth Celebration  on June 22, 2019.  We honored our ancestors, learned some history, danced and learned about health and the black family.  Plan on joining us next year.

FUEL our Bodies 2018-19

During the 2018-19 school year FOROT's provided Health and Nutrition classes for 3td and 4th Graders at Ferndale Upper Elementary Learning school

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