DTE Energy Foundation helps create youth jobs with $100,000 grant

DTE Energy Foundation helps create youth jobs with $100,000 grant

More Detroit students will be put to work this summer, courtesy of a $100,000 boost from a major youth employment supporter. Connect Detroit, a nonprofit organization that supports Grow Detroit’s Young Talent, recently announced its receipt of a $100,000 grant from DTE Energy Foundation, a strong advocate of the annual program. The grant will support […]

Quicken Loans, Bedrock invest $1 million in Breithaupt to help more Detroiters find skill-trades jobs

Quicken Loans, Bedrock invest $1 million in Breithaupt to help more Detroiters find skill-trades jobs

The future for Detroiters and the city’s employers just got brighter. We all know Detroit’s long-term growth depends on creating jobs and preparing residents to do them. A $1 million investment by Quicken Loans and Bedrock in the Breithaupt Career and Technical Center will help do that. Breithaupt offers many technology-based, hand-on education options in […]

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 […]