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Detroit at Work Newsletter – July 2019 via @detroitatwork #motownmom

Welcome to the ‘Detroit at Work’ newsletter, your source for information on training classes, recruitment events, workshops and other job-related activities. Subscribe below to always be informed about the newest opportunities for career growth and development!
July 2019
DETROITERS FIRST FOR FCA JOBS!Detroit at Work is the only way to get early access to apply for FCA Jobs. Register for a Detroit at Work FCA Job Readiness Event here:


  • August 1 — Akebu-lan Village
  • August 6 — Messiah Baptist Church
  • August 8 — Second Ebeneezer Church

We’ll also have Job Readiness Events at our Career Centers through August.

Dakkota Integrated Systems Announces Plans to Bring 625 Jobs to Detroit

Dakkota Integrated Systems will be opening a $55 Million facility on the former Kettering High School site in 2020, and hiring 625 people along with it. The most important part? Detroiters will get first crack at the jobs. To read the story, visit WXYZ Online.

For more information about applying for Dakkota Integrated Systems jobs, visit the Detroit at Work website and set up an account:

OVER 8,000 Detroit Youth Start Summer Work Experience with GDYT

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent aims to give young Detroiters an early start on future career pathways. This summer, 8,281 youth will gain work experience in various career sectors. Read the rest of the story here.

For more information on the GDYT program, visit their website:

FREE Expungement Services AVAILABLE at Detroit at Work Career Centers

Need Project Clean Slate services?  Please visit us at our Detroit at Work Centers each month.

Project Clean Slate offers expungement services at Northwest Activities Center on Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and at Samaritan Center on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information visit the Project Clean Slate website.

What Can Detroit At Work Do For You? 

Jobs are our specialty, and there are thousands listed online at But that’s not the only thing we can help with. We have information on upcoming free workshops and classes, recruitment events, and job training. Watch our video to learn about the things you can do with

We also provide a variety of supportive services. Read more about those here.


If you’re a Detroiter in need of a job, or just want to change career paths, we have thousands of jobs available. Visit today.

Workshops & Classes

ALL our workshops are FREE and available for Detroiters, including:

FCA Behavioral Workshop – July 30

PM Resume Maker – July 30

AM Online Applications – July 31

AM Assessments – July 31

PM Resume Maker – July 31

Click here to access the full calendar of workshops and classes.

Detroit at Work Career Centers are located at:

Samaritan Center
(5555 Conner)
Northwest Activities Center
(18100 Meyers)
SER Metro
(9301 Michigan Ave.)

News From Our Partners
City of Detroit Events
There’s a lot happening in and around Detroit! To see the events and when they’re going on, check out City of Detroit’s calendar. View event calendars for the remainder of July and August.

Focus:Hope received $15,000 in grants from Gannett Foundation in support of their education, training, and food programs. Read the story here.

Wayne County Community College District
Explore the career possibilities at Wayne County Community College. Skim the schedule for Summer 2019 to see what classes are being offered.

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Visit our Career Centers (link to map)
SER Metro – 9301 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48210
Samaritan Center – 5555 Conner, Detroit, MI 48213
Northwest Activities Center – 18100 Meyers, Detroit, MI 48235

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Copyright © 2018 Detroit

Visit our Career Centers (link to map)
SER Metro – 9301 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48210
Samaritan Center – 5555 Conner, Detroit, MI 48213
Northwest Activities Center – 18100 Meyers, Detroit, MI 48235

Mackenzie Noble Drug Free Community Collaborative Event updates #detroit #motownmom

Dabo’s Sheffield Center

Kiosk Bill Paying Service

Pay Your  
DTE, DWSD, & Property Taxes

at No Charge 

Beginning Monday September 2, 2019
For More Information Please Call:
Mackenzie Noble Drug Free Community Collaborative, 12048 Grand River Avenue,Detroit, M I 48204, 313-491-0003, Detroit, MI 48204

Watch “The Greener Grass (How to Find True Joy in Life 😊)” on YouTube

Team Us: Co-parenting, Reconciliation, and Family Resilience conference #MOTOWNMOM

Date And Time

Sat, August 3, 2019

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT

Add to Calendar


Fellowship Chapel

7707 Outer Drive West

Detroit, MI 48235



Team Us: Co-parenting, Reconciliation, and Family Resilience conference




3 continuing education units (CEUs) will be available for all social workers!

Mission: Healthy Fathers, Healthy Infants Initiative, is a fatherhood initiative within the Healthy Start Detroit Project. Our Healthy Start mission is to be our nation’s voice in providing leadership and advocacy for health equity, services, and interventions that improve birth outcomes and family well-being.

During the conference, we will:

  • Develop solutions around ‘father wounds’
  • Display examples of healthy co-parenting
  • Discuss family resilience

Our keynote speaker is Jason Wilson, of the Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy, and author of, “Cry like a Man.” Each attendee will leave with a copy of Jason’s book. We also have other speakers with amazing content regarding relationship respect, co-parenting strategies, building family resilience and much, much, more. Please come join Institute for Population Health as we do healthy parenting and partnership together.



P.A.C.E. #Detroit Center is designed to empower youth, parents and adults towards pathways of educational and career paths. #Free #AllAges #motownmom

College and Career Summer Center is open…come in to get support with enrolling in a college or a career…text Detroit to 484848 or call (313) 309-8100 for more information! Please share this with your networks!

Enjoy the Free Summer Yoga Series at Little Caesars Arena August 1st & August 26th #Detroit #motownmom



Enjoy the Free Summer Yoga Series at Little Caesars Arena
Each hour-long session is led by a certified instructor



The Detroit Red Wings are hosting the Summer Yoga Series at Little Caesars Arena presented by the team’s valued partner, St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals. Grab your yoga mat and enjoy four hour-long sessions each led by a certified instructor this summer. Men and women of all skill levels and experience are welcome!




These free yoga sessions are being held from 6 -7 p.m. in Chevrolet Plaza at Little Caesars Arena on the following dates:


  • Thursday, August 1:  Led by Tommy Mack
  • Monday, August 26:  Led by Courtney Welch

How Do I Participate?

Click here to sign up. Each session is open to the first 450 people who register. Please look out for future emails to register for the other upcoming sessions.



Don’t Forget




Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to stay healthy this summer and enjoy time at Little Caesars Arena. Please bring your own yoga mat and water bottle.





  • 6 Centers will open July 20 from noon – 8 p.m. to provide air-conditioned comfort and protection from the heat
  • Cooling Centers will be available during normal weekday hours

HomeWith temperatures expected to be over 90 degrees this weekend, the City of Detroit is opening its recreation centers to provide air-conditioned comfort and protection from the heat.

The City of Detroit will open five recreation centers and Northwest Activities Center on Saturday, July 20 from noon – 8 p.m. The centers are:

  • Adams Butzel Recreation Center, 10500 Lyndon
  • Heilmann Recreation Center, 19601 Crusade
  • Patton Recreation Center, 2301 Woodmere Street
  • Williams Recreation Center, 8431 Rosa Parks Boulevard
  • Young Recreation Center, 2751 Robert Bradby Drive
  • Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road

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Section 8 Opening for Westland #motownmom

Section 8 Opening for Westland

“Westland Housing Commission Opening Waitlist for Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Westland Housing Commission will accept applications for the Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list Friday, August 2, 2019 through Monday, August 5, 2019, through the website:

The housing commission will provide application instructions on the website.

Applications may be submitted online August 2 – 5, 2019. No paper applications will be accepted; applications are not available at the Housing Commission of Westland Offices.

Applicants may submit only one (1) application electronically per adult.

Once the online application format is accessed, the application processed should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Upon closing the enrollment period, the Housing Commission will conduct an electronic random lottery of all applications and place 1,000 applicants on the waiting list. Applications will be ranked in order of preference given to elderly or disabled persons and persons that live or wok in the City of Westland.

The Housing Commission maintains one waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher program.

Do not call the WHC or City of Westland office to check whether you were placed on the waiting list.

Application instructions are posted on the website:

WHC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or deny any client the opportunity to apply for or receive assistance under HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program, within the requirements and regulations of HUD and other regulatory authorities.”

Gianna House-Eastpointe – complete living experince designed to meet individual goals #MetroDetroit #motownmom




#Detroit Get your partner |LOVING & LAUGHING is a GREAT RECIPE for a GREAT POP-UP DATE NIGHT for COUPLES! @MrsToyBanks #motownmom #313love




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