Mayor Mike Duggan will deliver a special evening presentation to take Detroiters step-by-step through the process of getting their share of the $100 million in job training scholarships the city is offering. The Mayor’s presentation will begin at 7pm on Monday, January 30th and Detroiters will be able to hear this important announcement either in person or remotely.
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 35 career path training programs in growth industries such as skilled trades, healthcare, information technology, trucking and logistics and more, through www.detroitatwork.com
Mayor Duggan will be joined by Nicole Sherard Freeman, Group Executive for Jobs, the Economy and Detroit At Work and several program participants and community training partners.
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.
In-Person Option: 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)