Detroit Youth Employment Consortium

This collaborative is working to coordinate and enhance employment experiences for young people, ages 14-21 in Detroit. Since 2009, City Connect Detroit has co-chaired and staffed this collaborative and managed summer employment programs on behalf of the DYEC. Programs managed on behalf of this collaborative include a federally-funded Summer Youth Employment Program and the privately-funded Grow Detroit’s Young   Talent program, the later of which has raised more than $7 million and helped more than 5,000 young people find summer work experiences in Detroit. The collaborative is now preparing for the 2014 iteration of the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program.