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DESC offices and Detroit at Work Career Centers will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. Offices and Career Centers will re-open at normal business hours on Tuesday, May 29. We hope you have a safe holiday.
Youth who worked summer jobs more likely to stay in school, take SAT and graduate. About 8,000 participants ages 14-24 worked variety of six-week jobs in July and August last year Program has $11 million fundraising goal to employ 8,000-plus youths this summer. Detroit’s summer youth employment initiative is showing some positive educational outcomes for
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Detroit at Work’s newsletter for April was recently published. Content includes: Driver Responsibility Fee Forgiveness for Detroiters Next Detroit at Work Education & Training Fair – May 8 $9M Investment Push for Breithaupt View the April newsletter.
Opportunities are available to Detroit residents in a wide range of fields There are more career opportunities for Detroiters than there have been in many years, and Detroit at Work is the best place for residents to get access to the widest range of training and career options. Launched by Mayor Mike Duggan in February
At his recent State of the City address, Mayor Mike Duggan shared a lot of the progress that has been made as well as his plans for more progress yet to come. See the full speech below.
DESC offices and Detroit at Work Career Centers will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. Offices and Career Centers will re-open at normal business hours on Tuesday, May 29. We hope you have a safe holiday.read more
If you have an interest in Customer Service and Communication, then this course could be exactly what you are looking for!read more
Detroiters who’ve lost their licenses and have yet to restore them due to unpaid Driver Responsibility Fees now have an opportunity to get their licenses back free of charge — but they’ll have to go through some workforce training first. Under a program unveiled today...read more
DETROIT - The City of Detroit announced a free Driver Responsibility Fee forgiveness program for tens of thousands of Detroit residents. It gives Detroiters who owe Driver Responsibility Fees the opportunity to get their driver's license restored months ahead of...read more
DETROIT - It was a welcome announcement Tuesday for Detroiters as a program was created to help them get driver responsibility fees waived and in many cases get them back to work. "If you do 10 hours of work, you can get your driver's responsibility fees waived...read more
DETROIT (WJBK) - A lack of talent -- that's what Amazon pointed to when they passed on Detroit for a second headquarters. However, one motivational business speaker says it's not the talent lacking here, but leadership. Shawn Fair is an international motivational...read more
• License restoration will remove major barrier to employment for thousands • Detroiters who complete 10 hours of workforce training can waive responsibility fees and get license back before October 1st fee forgiveness date • Workforce training available online or in...read more
A new program will give Detroit drivers the chance to have their driver responsibility fees waived months ahead of the official Oct. 1 forgiveness date, city officials announced Tuesday. Mayor Mike Duggan said the program, which requires enrollees to participate in...read more
Program to help Detroit drivers eliminate responsibility fees, get licenses back months ahead of schedule
Detroit residents who undergo workforce training through a city program could get their Driver Responsibility Fees waived and licenses restored ahead of the planned Oct. 1 forgiveness date. The unpaid fines, viewed as uncollectable debt preventing people from getting...read more
Detroit — Mayor Mike Duggan has unveiled a new program that gives thousands of city residents a chance to have their driver responsibility fees waived months ahead of schedule. The forgiveness program will allow participants to get a restored driver’s license,...read more
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