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Workforce Development Programs
The time to prepare for today's workforce is now! Gain life skills, trade skills, financial literacy, STEM/drone classes, and more, all using an evidence-based curriculum. Every program is designed to encourage, educate and empower youth to achieve excellence beyond obtaining their diploma, to expand their post-graduation options!
Fashion Design 101
Fashion Design 101 cohorts for high school students to begin exploring their passions for fashion early. Participants will learn from educated and trained facilitators in the fashion design industry and will receive feedback and mentoring throughout the learning experience. Taught through in-person and video lectures, the course will cover everything from business, market research, history of the industry, and trends to actual design methods and potential careers.
The Detroit Social Justice Initiative will introduce students to the sociological and human rights concepts that are fundamental to understanding social justice. Participants will be exposed to historical and modern day inequalities that call for the social justice movement, learning to view many topics through the lenses of race, class and gender. The cohorts are designed to inspire critical thinking and discussion of democracy, freedom and justice. Students will delve into topics of civil, economic, labor, and human rights while engaging their peers and facilitators from non-profit, social, and civil liberty organizations.