Tag Archives: Focus Hope

They’ve learned, now they will earn!

They’ve learned, now they will earn!

The 21st cohort of Earn and Learn students graduated from Focus: HOPE on March 8th – the 45th anniversary of the civil rights organization. The students spent four weeks in job readiness training and now will start working part time jobs and continuing their education. Families of the students attended the program to show their […]

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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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The ACCESS Spring Job Fair will host 45 employers who are currently hiring.

Two Events Coming Up– March 21st

Earn and Learn’s two training partners (ACCESS and Focus: HOPE) will both be holding events March 21, 2012.   ACCESS Spring Job Fair   Recruiters from some 45 employers will attend the upcoming ACCESS Spring 2012 Job Fair, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at the Michigan Works! Dearborn Service Center, 6451 Schaefer […]

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Thanks to everyone who has made the Earn and Learn program a reality!

Earn and Learn Officially Launches!

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 […]

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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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