Green Corps celebrates 20 years of employing Detroit youth

Green Corps celebrates 20 years of employing Detroit youth

Going green has been a benefit to Detroit youth for the past 20 years, but not only because of improvements to the environment. The Greening of Detroit celebrated two decades of employing local youth in the community July 25, announcing that 2,000 boys and girls have worked in the Green Corps since 1998, earning a […]

Grow Detroit Young Talent provides 8,210 Detroit youth with summer jobs

Grow Detroit Young Talent provides 8,210 Detroit youth with summer jobs

The 2018 Grow Detroit Young Talent’s (GDYT) summer jobs program is underway. The six-week summer employment program will employ 8,210 Detroit youth age 14-24 at 526 job sites. Those work experiences will provide them invaluable training, on-the-job experiences, professional contacts and a potential career path. Mayor Mike Duggan, foundations, employers and other partners announced the […]

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

The City of Detroit has launched community engagement plan that it hopes will results in sustainable actions to improve the quality of life, provide greater economic opportunities, protect public health, and address climate impacts in the city. The City is not going it alone. It is committed to taking input from at least 7,000 Detroiters […]

Good-bye potholes! City of Detroit launches project to resurface 88 miles of roads this year, provide jobs

Good-bye potholes! City of Detroit launches project to resurface 88 miles of roads this year, provide jobs

It’s finally happening. We can say good-bye to potholes and rough surfaces on many Detroit roads. The City of Detroit has launched a $58 million project that will repave 88 miles of roads in neighborhoods and some major thoroughfares across the city this year. Repaving those roads will provide jobs. While residential street paving is done by city workers, many […]

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