Chris Jones Success Story

Chris Jones

Date: Dec 2016 | WIOA Youth | Wayne
Chris Jones had been just skating by through school up until the eighth grade. However, his academic performance plummeted after he started at John Glenn High School in September of 2011. By the end of his first two years of attendance...
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Focused on Reaching Goals
Focused on Reaching Goals

Focused on Reaching Goals

Date: September 2016 | WIOA Youth | Wayne
After graduating from high school in 2012, Andrea Davis thought she was on the right path to reach her goal of becoming a nurse. She attended Georgia Perimeter College until 2014 and then applied to Georgia State University’s nursing program. It was during this time that Andrea...
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A Cool, Cost-Saving Opportunity in HVAC
A Cool, Cost-Saving Opportunity in HVAC

A Cool, Cost-Saving Opportunity in HVAC

Date: June 2016 | WIOA Youth | Highland Park
Adam Detloff is the type of customer a Career Development Facilitator (CDF) dreams about. Adam came to the Michigan Works! Highland Park Youth Program in March of 2015 because he was between jobs and had witnessed one of his friends earn a high school diploma...
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Luke Belinc, From Drop Out to High Tech
Luke Belinc, From Drop Out to High Tech

From Drop Out to High Tech

Date: September 2015 | WIOA Youth | Southgate
Luke Belinc enrolled in the Workforce Investment Act (WIOA) program for Youth at the SEMCA Southgate Michigan Works Service Center in December of 2013. Luke was 21 years old. He was a high school dropout who was working a part time ...
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Building Skills: Program helps students connect with skilled trades
Building Skills: Program helps students connect with skilled trades

Building Skills: Program helps students connect with skilled trades

Date: 08.27.2014 | WIOA Youth | Lincoln Park
Instead of watching the base of skilled labor dwindle, proponents of a program created through collaboration of the UAW and Ford Motor Co. aim to help students find those skills. The program, hosted at the UAW-Ford Technical Training Center in Lincoln Park, ...
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Alocka Pulley at work.
Alocka Pulley at work.

Alocka Pulley Future MD

Date: 08.01.2014 | WIOA Youth | Southgate
Sonia Acosta, Youth Advocate with the WIOA Youth Program operated by Employment & Training Design’s, Inc., met Alocka Pulley in March of 2013. Alocka had come to the Highland Park MichiganWorks! One Stop Service Center in the midst of many obstacles to success...
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William's Path to Success

Lauren Fragel

Date: April 2013 | WIOA Youth | Southgate
Lauren Fragel enrolled in the WIOA Youth Program in June 2004 as a sophomore at Grosse Pointe North High School. While in school, we worked with Lauren...
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Today's youth, tomorrow's jobs:
Today's youth, tomorrow's jobs:

Today's youth, tomorrow's jobs:

Date: 04.04.2013 | WIA Youth | Taylor
This article is no longer available on the WIN web site.
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William's Path to Success

William's Path to Success

Date: March 2013 | WIOA Youth | Southgate
In the summer of 2009, William Watson participated in the Michigan Works Summer Paid Work Experience Program (PWE)...
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Eric Galyon

Eric Galyon

Date: February 2013 | WIOA Youth | Wayne
Eric Galyon has been a participant in the Wayne WIOA Youth Program since August 2011. Upon entry to the program, Eric was dealing with a number of barriers that affected...
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