Michigan Matters: Examining the Jobs Picture; Training Tree Trimmers in the Motor CityAs the pandemic winds down, an offshoot has been a growing jobs gap particularly in the skilled trades, which is why CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” is taking a look this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. at one unique program to train more tree trimmers.
Focus: HOPE Uses 3D Printers To Create PPEFocus: HOPE is using their in house resources to provide a need that’s become a necessity.
Focus: HOPE Providing Meals For Seniors Amid COVID-19 OutbreakFocus: HOPE is providing an essential service to society’s most vulnerable, our seniors.
Focus: HOPE Hosting Apprenticeship Fair In DetroitOrganizers say targeted training areas for the fair are computer numeric controlled machinists, network support technicians and controls technicians.
Detroit's Focus: HOPE Gets $4.5M In Corporate ContributionsAutomotive and technology firms have pledged about $4.5 million to a Detroit organization's workforce development and educational programs.
Hundreds Expected For Focus: HOPE's Annual Eleanor's WalkThe organization has job training, a food program for mothers, children and senior citizens, and numerous community development programs
Focus: HOPE Seeks Donations For Holiday Meal CostsVolunteers will pick up the boxes Saturday morning at the Focus: HOPE food warehouse in Detroit and deliver them to about 1,200 senior citizens.
Economic Revitalization The Center Of Focus: HOPE RoundtableObama administration representatives meeting with Mayor Mike Duggan against the backdrop of economic revitalization talks in Detroit.
Focus Hope Gets Muscle From Lansing To Box Food For Those In Need During HolidayGovernor Snyder, his wife Sue and their two daughters packed boxes of food along with other volunteers at the Focus Hope warehouse.
HFCC, EAA, WC3D, Focus: HOPE Offer Career, Technical EducationHenry Ford Community College, the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan, the Wayne County Community College District and Focus: HOPE have formed the Career and Technical Education partnership, which provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors in Detroit to receive college credits while completing their high school education requirements.
Economic Rebound Not Catching In Detroit As 60 Percent Of Kids Live In PovertyMonday at Focus Hope more than 75 people sat to hear the Data Driven Detroit lecture entitled "How are the Children?"
Focus:HOPE Helping Spur Michigan Employment Numbers With Free Machine Shop TrainingThe job market is tough, in Michigan the unemployment rate is at 8.9 percent, but there are jobs out there
Best Places For Computer Classes In DetroitHave you been wanting to learn more computer skills? Even if you're an expert, there's always something new to learn in the field of computers. Check out this list to find out the best places to enhance your skills.
Focus: Hope Partners with Groupon For “Share with a Senior” Holiday CampaignFocus: Hope and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, are partnering on a weeklong campaign to raise money for the delivery of holiday meals to at least 800 local senior citizens.
Michigan Matters: Focus HopeThis week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain talks with Focus: Hope CEO William Jones about the organization that rose from the ashes of the Detroit riots 40 years ago in a bid to change things and is still going strong. It’s Focus: Hope.