Category Archives: Participant Story

Ro’Shon Cobb lands two jobs

Ro’Shon Cobb is starting 2013 out with two part-time jobs and ambitious plans for his future. After a tumultuous life, Ro’Shon enrolled in the Earn & Learn program for job readiness training. He then got not one, but two, jobs! “I’m blessed to be in the Focus: HOPE family,” he said. “They mentor and guide […]

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Earn and Learn program helps chronically jobless

  Earn and Learn is an innovative and comprehensive model of workforce development that will help more than a thousand chronically jobless individuals in the Detroit area gain long-term employment   Earn and Learn is a two-year statewide initiative, of which $13.2M (about 60% of the total funding) is devoted to the Detroit-area program, which […]

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