New facility will train 700 Detroiters each year to fill available jobs and assist with job placement
Mayor Mike Duggan will join representatives of JPMorgan Chase, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, the Kresge Foundation and Detroit LISC to celebrate the opening of the new North End Career Center.
The new career center will help to prepare 700 Detroiters each year for jobs in a variety of fields and assist with job placement. The 10,000-square-foot building is located in Detroit’s North End Neighborhood and was renovated through a commercial building rehabilitation project. As part of the project, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is investing over $1.3 million to increase the number of Detroiters receiving skills training for in-demand jobs and to strengthen partnerships between job seekers, local employers and training providers.
The announcement takes place today at 11:00 a.m. at 2777 East Grand Boulevard, Detroit
Attendees include: Mayor Mike Duggan, Council President Brenda Jones, Councilmember Mary Sheffield, Pamela Martin-Turner, President & CEO, Vanguard Community Development Corporation, Lorna Utley, President, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, Wendy Lewis Jackson, Interim Co-Managing Director, Kresge Foundation Detroit Program andTosha Tabron, Vice President, Relationship Manager, Global Philanthropy JPMorgan Chase