February 3: Chamber Hosts Kick Off of Mayor’s Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Program to Rally Employers to Connect Youth with Jobs

The Detroit Regional Chamber hosted a kick-off breakfast for Mayor Mike Duggan’s Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) program on Jan. 27. The program connects Detroit youths with summer jobs through participating businesses and creates sustainable career pathways. Its goal is to unite existing job programs across the city and to better prepare students for professional careers.

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January 20: Chamber Supports May Ballot Initiative to Fix Michigan’s Roads

The Detroit Regional Chamber is supporting the May 5 ballot initiative designed to fund transportation infrastructure and fix Michigan’s roads. The Chamber is advocating for a “yes” vote on the initiative, which would generate an estimated $1.3 billion annually for roads and bridges, along with additional funding for schools, local governments and public transit.

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