Some people just need a kick start to get on their feet! That’s what we do at Earn + Learn.
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This posting originally ran as a blog on Focus: HOPE’s web site. It was written by Hachem Ossieran, Program Coordinator. I’ve been working with Earn and Learn since it started in August. This new program connects people with jobs and job training. The participants take four weeks of work readiness training and then become eligible […]
On January 26, 2012, the Earn and Learn program held a small launch event to acknowledge all of the partners that helped make this groundbreaking program a reality. Program graduate Tim Coates spoke to the crowd about how he had made mistakes in his past, but he “was ready for a change and looking for […]
We – at Belle Tire – decided to participate in the Earn and Learn program because of the reimbursement of wages, but once we got involved in the program, we found that there were many other benefits. So far, we have three Earn and Learn employees working at our distribution center. The first person we […]
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 […]