Mayor to show Detroiters how to get their share of $100M job training scholarships during Jan. 30 address
- City has $100M in job training scholarships available to Detroit residents
- Address will be held Monday, Jan 30 at 7p.m. in CAYMC 13th Floor Auditorium
- Residents have option to attend address in person or watch online
- With city unemployment at 22-year low and economic activity strong, Mayor aims to help more unemployed Detroiters access good-paying jobs
Mayor Mike Duggan will deliver a special evening presentation Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. to take Detroiters step-by-step through the process of getting their share of the $100M in job training scholarships the City is offering.
Among the programs the Mayor will feature are ones that pay Detroiters $10 per hour to learn basic math and reading skills, and/or to earn their high school diploma or GED. The City also offers hybrid training where Detroiters can earn $15 per hour for three days of on-site work and 2 days of classroom training per week to earn a GED, Diploma or technical certifications. In all, the City offers 40 career path training programs in growth industries such as skilled trades, healthcare, information technology, trucking and logistics and more, through www.detroitatwork.com.
After his presentation, the Mayor and his team will take questions from those attending in person or virtually. This event also serves as the Mayor’s annual citywide Charter-Mandated community meeting.
13th Floor Auditorium inside Coleman A. Young Municipal Center at 2 Woodward Avenue
- Channel 21 (Detroit Comcast or at detroitmi.gov)
- City of Detroit Facebook page at facebook.com/CityofDetroit
- Zoom: https://detroitmi.gov/MayorsDistrictMeeting
(attendees will be able to raise their hand to ask questions through this option)
- Mayor Mike Duggan
- Nicole Sherard Freeman, Group Executive for Jobs, the Economy and Detroit At Work
- Detroit At Work program participants and community training partners