Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

More than 8,000 young Detroiters will be able find jobs with area businesses and organizations this summer. The application process is now open for Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT). Youth looking for summer employment, as well as companies and organizations that want to provide summer jobs or be a sponsor, can go to www.GDYT.org to sign up. […]

Detroit’s AirSpaceX has answer to gridlock – a flying taxi

Detroit’s AirSpaceX has answer to gridlock – a flying taxi

You sit in your car, stranded in gridlock on the express way. In between choking your steering wheel and pounding on it, you imagine your car rising up and flying above the traffic. Unfortunately, despite Back to the Future’s promise, a flying car won’t be an option anytime soon, but flying above traffic may not […]

Automotive, mobility jobs available, find out more at the North American International Auto Show

Automotive, mobility jobs available, find out more at the North American International Auto Show

The words “career in the auto industry” may conjure up images of spot welding on an assembly line, but today’s auto industry is so much more than assembly. There are jobs like developing artificial intelligence for self-driving vehicles,  3D printing parts, creating cyber security programs, developing apps or new ways to pay for vehicles or even […]

Road to Readiness: Life-changing program helps young Detroiters through high-growth skilled trades industry

Road to Readiness: Life-changing program helps young Detroiters through high-growth skilled trades industry

Look for more youthful faces under the hard hats when the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) begins work on a major I-94 construction through Detroit in 2019. The estimated $2.5 billion project will rebuild the highway, service roads and bridges on a seven-mile stretch between Conner Avenue and I-96. The work includes replacement of 67 […]

Empowerment Plan’s Maxwell Coats now available to public

Empowerment Plan’s Maxwell Coats now available to public

Now’s the time to get one of the first Maxwell Coats brought to you by The Empowerment Plan. Maxwell Detroit was launched within Empowerment Plan and is introducing its coats to the public for the first time. Started by Veronika Scott in 2012, The Empowerment Plan manufactures a coat for the homeless community that can transform into […]

Motor City Re-Store grants help 44 businesses in 30 neighborhoods spruce up their facades

Motor City Re-Store grants help 44 businesses in 30 neighborhoods spruce up their facades

Thirty Detroit neighborhoods are going to see spiffed-up businesses thanks to the Motor City Re-Store business façade improvement program. Forty-four long-time Detroit business owners have been approved for grants totaling $330,000 that will help them update the exterior appearance of their storefronts. Another $519,000 in potential grant funding was also earmarked for Round One design […]

Google signs lease to open office in downtown Detroit

Google signs lease to open office in downtown Detroit

Google has signed a lease with Olympia Development and The District Detroit to open a 29,178-sq.-ft. office at 52 East Henry St. More than 100 employees will occupy the office, which will be alongside Little Caesars Arena. It will  open next spring. “The city of Detroit has a rich history of culture and innovation, and […]

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