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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!

Program Descriptions

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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.

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Social Justice

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.

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Introduction to Construction & Skills Trades

 Introduction to Construction and Skilled Trades Bootcamp will expose Detroit high school-aged students to career opportunities available within the construction / skilled trades industries.

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Financial Literacy

The contemporary financial literacy series will provide students with practical knowledge, skills-building opportunities, and resources to empower them to better manage their personal finances.

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More Than Coding

More than code is designed to provide introductory coding education to Detroit youth ages 14-18. Students will gain a firm understanding of the building blocks of the Internet, and learn about several programming languages used to create websites and mobile applications.

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STEM/Drone

STEM-based sessions expose students to Drone Technology, Coding, and other sophisticated technologies via hands-on, project-based designs dedicated to preparing and exposing participants to in-demand STEM-focused employment opportunities.

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