More than 2,700 Detroiters, ages 14 to 24, have applied for Grow Detroit's Young Talent (GDYT). It's a six-week summer program that combines work readiness training and on-the-job experience.
Youth and young adults can still apply for the program online at http://gdyt.org/ or by attending one of four enrollment fairs on February 18 and 25. The fairs are scheduled for:
Saturday, February 18 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
East Lake Baptist Church, 12400 E. Jefferson, 48215
Greater Emmanuel Institutional COGIC, 19190 Schaefer, 48235
Saturday, February 25 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Grace Community Church, 21001 Moross, 48236
Triumph Church, 2760 E. Grand Blvd., 48211
The GDYT initiative is a collaborative effort between the Mayor's Office, City Connect Detroit, Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation and the philanthropic and business community.
The application period ends on March 31. Youth selected for the program will be notified in May.
Last year, more than 8100 Detroiters were involved in the GDYT program.