Fisher Dynamics hires Tyheem Dobson, DJCC trainee as Inspector Supervisor. Fisher Dynamics, an engineered seating systems and mechanisms company, is the automotive industry’s premier supplier of seat mechanisms. They design and manufacture recliners, latches, and specialty mechanisms for passenger vehicles for customers in North America, Europe, and Asia.
During the week of October 22-27, 2012, DJCC trainees and staff volunteered at various community organizations relating to ”Make a Difference Day, 2012″. Partner organizations included: Detroit Coast Guard, Gleaner’s Community Food Bank, Detroit Rescue Mission, John Dingell VA Hospital and Forgotten Harvest. Other partners included: AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project, Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance, [...]
Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) would like to thank the following companies for hiring trainees from the Detroit Job Corps Center program: Great America Trucking Company, Technicolor, Peace Project, White House Nursing Home, Tyler Care Center and Imani Residential Living. We at the DJCC thank you for supporting and employing our youth!
Detroit Job Corps Center student selected to represent the United States in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Youth Skills Camp in China. APEC is the premier Asia-Pacific economic forum. Its primary goal is to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asian-Pacific region. Elayna Tucker, age 20, Detroit Job Corps Center trainee was selected along [...]
On Monday, June 11, 2012, Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) Student Government Association (SGA) visited Congressman Hansen Clarke’s District Office. During the visit, trainees had an opportunity to educate and discuss with Congressman Clarke and his staff about the benefits of the Job Corps program. Pictures of the meeting were taken with the Congressman, his [...]
Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) trainees and staff collaborated with Wayne County Health and Human Services Department for their annual “Cover the Uninsured Health Expo”. The event took place on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Cobo Hall. Over 700 Uninsured applicants came to the event to be educated about the resources that are available for uninsured [...]
On May 17, 2012, Detroit Job Corps Center trainees and staff volunteered at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Capuchin provides full-course nutritious meals to hundreds of men, women, and children who are homeless or experiencing economic difficulties. The Center also serves as the distribution site for appliances and furniture for families re-establishing households after a fire [...]
Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) collaborated with The Greening of Detroit, USDA/USFS Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Data Analysis in the second phase of Dorais Park Tree Planting on Saturday, April 21, 2012. Before planting the trees, the Citizen Forester demonstrated the proper way to plant trees. Over 302 volunteers assisted in the planting of [...]
On November 10, 2011 trainees and staff from the Detroit Job Corps Center (DJCC) attended Congressman Hansen Clarke and Congressman John Conyers ” A Salute to Veterans: Forum and Resource Fair”. At the fair the trainees had an opportunity to speak with both representatives about the various Veterans’ Day community activities that DJCC would be involved with [...]
On Wednesday, November 9, 2011, the Detroit Job Corps Center Computer Tech trainees partnered with World Medical Relief in assisting in the unloading and distribution of over 15,000 blankets to Detroit local homeless shelters for children and adults. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing was in attendance to show his support and appreciation for all the hard [...]