More than 5,000 Detroit Youth Employed through City Connect Detroit’s Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Program in 2015

City Connect Detroit’s Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program trained and employed more than 5,000 youth in 2015, a new program record. The program surpassed its 2014 summer record of 1,897… Continue reading

700 Detroit Youth Pack Cobo to Prepare for Careers

More than 700 Detroit youth made their way to Cobo Hall in Detroit this past August to network, hear from influential community leaders, and engage in career preparation and training activities as part of the 2nd Annual Pathways to Success Conference, on August 13th, 2015. Continue reading

Year-Round Training Program Prepares Youth for Education and Career Success

City Connect Detroit’s Young Adult Education and Employability Program has already helped more than 300 Detroit youth improve grades, prepare for work. Continue reading

Detroit’s Summer Job Program: A Catalyst for Career and Life Success

This is the 9th consecutive summer that Detroit introduces its youth to the local job market through the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program. Continue reading

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent

The Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program provides summer employment opportunities for Detroit youth, made possible with the support of generous corporate and philanthropic donations. More than just a summer job, these experiences are helping build a talented future workforce in Detroit.

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Mission Statement

The mission of City Connect Detroit is to help metropolitan Detroit nonprofits and governments obtain increased national funding and to facilitate collaboration among nonprofits, governments, businesses, grant-makers, and others.


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