Long-term unemployed Detroiters to get help landing jobs with new federal ‘Jump Start’ program

The first-of-its-kind initiative could be a model for other cities

By Steve Neavling

The city of Detroit selected 18 community organizations that will assist with a new program aimed at helping long-term unemployed residents land a job. Through the Jump Start program, the organizations will provide training, mentorship, and other supportive services to residents who have been without employment...

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