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  • Discovering Passion Through PWE

    • Youth (WIOA)

    In the heart of SEMCA Michigan Works! Southgate American Job Center, a remarkable tale of determination and transformation has unfolded—Maleke Parham's inspiring journey through…

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  • A Little Boost

    • Youth (WIOA)

    In May 2023, Alissa Allen sought assistance at the SEMCA Michigan Works! Wayne American Job Center, aspiring to embark on a career as a…

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  • The Will to Succeed

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    Chris Jones had been just skating by through school up until the eighth grade. However, his academic performance plummeted after he started at John…

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  • A Bright Future Ahead

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    Nathaniel Taylor came to the SEMCA Michigan Works! Southgate American Job Center (AJC) because he had recently stopped working at Burger King and had…

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  • Working in the Digital Age

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    Eddie Colquitt joined the Michigan Works! Wayne Service Center’s WIOA Youth Program in February of 2016. He was motivated to earn his GED and…

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  • Focused on Reaching Goals

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    After graduating from high school in 2012, Andrea Davis thought she was on the right path to reach her goal of becoming a nurse.…

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  • A Cool, Cost-Saving Opportunity in HVAC

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    Adam Detloff is the type of customer a Career Development Facilitator (CDF) dreams about. Adam came to the Michigan Works! Highland Park Youth Program…

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  • From Drop Out to High Tech

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    Luke Belinc enrolled in the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program for Youth at the SEMCA Southgate Michigan Works! Service Center in December of 2013.…

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  • Alocka Pulley, Future MD!

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    Sonia Acosta, Youth Advocate with the WIA Youth Program operated by Employment & Training Design’s, Inc., met Alocka Pulley in March of 2013. Alocka…

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  • Willing to Do Whatever it Takes

    • Employer Success Stories
    • Youth (WIOA)

    Michigan Works! was willing to do whatever it would take to help Lauren succeed! Lauren Fragel enrolled in SEMCA Michigan Works! WIA Youth Program…

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