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. […]

DTE Energy answers the call for mutual assistance in Puerto Rico

DTE Energy answers the call for mutual assistance in Puerto Rico

by David Lingholm When Hurricane Maria took aim at Puerto Rico, Ana Medina started thinking about what it would take to restore power on the island. Some of that thinking was due to her background as a manager for DTE Energy’s Distribution Operations team. Some of that thinking came from a concern for the island […]

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 […]

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

Thanks to Health Alliance Plan (HAP) runners and walkers can once again spend part of their New Year’s Eve getting some exercise at the annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk before they head out to celebrate. Back in 1970 Jeanne Bocci, a former nationally ranked race walker, and Jerry Bocci, an ex-college […]

DTE Energy, DABO partner to help Detroit residents with energy bills

DTE Energy, DABO partner to help Detroit residents with energy bills

DTE Energy, in partnership with the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO), will hold a Customer Assistance Day on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at DABO, 12048 Grand River, Detroit. The event, the last Customer Assistance Day for this year, will provide affordable payment plans, home energy consultations, energy-saving information, and […]