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Walker-Miller Energy Services Opens 31,000 Sq. Ft. Headquarters in Detroit

DETROIT, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Walker Miller Energy Services, an African-American, woman-owned company dedicated to changing lives through energy waste reduction, today [...]

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Whitmer signs directive strengthening protections for LGBTQ community

LANSING – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Monday to strengthen prohibitions against LGBTQ discrimination in state employment, contracting and provision of services. The [...]

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Detroit construction expo aims to fill jobs for massive upcoming projects

More than 3,000 people are expected to attend an upcoming worker training expo in Detroit to learn how to take part in three massive Bedrock developments planned in the city. The expo — called [...]

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CityLab conference in Detroit is a good sign for the city

The CityLab Detroit conference beginning Sunday could hardly have picked a better town in which to study urban reinvention. Detroit for all its remaining problems of poverty, joblessness and poor [...]

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Quicken Loans, other organizations take on Detroit high school interns through national nonprofit

The Quicken Loans Community Fund is anchoring a new internship program for high school seniors in Detroit Detroit billionaire Dan Gilbert’s Rock Family of Companies will take on 30 new [...]

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How automakers are helping older workers return to the job

Two years ago General Motors hired engineer Annette Diver even though she’d taken a 15-year hiatus to raise her sons. As she prepared to re-enter the workforce, she realized a lot had [...]

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Davenport University to open Detroit campus

Davenport University, the state’s second-largest private non-profit university, will open a new campus in the New Center area of Detroit in January, the school announced Tuesday. The push into [...]

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Center to Improve Family Literacy Skills to Open in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) – A $250,000 grant from General Motors is helping a nonprofit improve the reading and writing skills of families in Detroit. The Beyond Basics Family Literacy Center is slated to [...]

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The Henry Ford Raising $150M To Help Educate, Inspire

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – A Detroit-area history attraction is seeking to raise $150 million to help bolster workforce development with digital and experiential learning tools and initiatives. The [...]

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Opinion: Community colleges answer talent shortage

What a difference a few years makes. In some respects, The Great Recession feels like distant history. This is evident every time we hear stories from businesses about how they now have more job [...]

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