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Youth page updates

As of August 26, DESC youth pages have been updated. Please see the list below for the italicized changes that have been made.

  • Youth landing page
    • 1st paragraph
      • Age has changed from 14-21 to 14-24.
    • 2nd paragraph
      • The Detroit Employment Solutions changed to use abbreviation DESC.
    • First set of bullet points (last bullet)
      • Added link to WIOA page with youth eligibility requirements
      • Changed 14-21 to 14-24
    • 4th paragraph
      • Changed Workforce Investment Act to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
  • Year-Round Youth page
    • 1st paragraph
      • Changed five selected youth service providers to four selected youth service providers
      • Changed includes 10 individual elements to 14 service elements
      • Bulleted list of service elements
        • Changed Access to alternative secondary schools to include or dropout recovery services
        • Removed Summer employment opportunities
        • Added sublist to paid and unpaid work experience, which includes:
          • Summer employment opportunities
          • Pre-apprenticeship programs
          • Internships and job shadowing
          • On-the-job training opportunities
        • Added Financial literacy education
        • Added Entrepreneurial skills training
        • Added Education offered concurrently with & in the same context as workforce preparation activities and training  for a specific occupation
        • Added Services that provide labor market and employment information (includes career awareness, career counseling and career exploration services)
        • Added Activities that help youth prepare for and transition to postsecondary education and training
    • 2nd paragraph
      • Changed 14-21 to 14-24
  • Detroit Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
    • 1st paragraph
      • Changed 14-21 to 14-24
      • Removed WIA eligibility guidelines (low income, and barriers to employment) replaced with meeting requirements under federal WIOA policy with link. 
    • 2nd paragraph
      • Changed Michigan Department of Human Services to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
      • Removed UAW-Ford  and Compuware
      • Added Detroit Manufacturing Systems (DMS) and DTE
    • 3rd paragraph
      • Edited youth are paid $7.50 per hour to younger youth (ages 14-17) are paid $7.50 per hour and older youth (ages 18-24) are paid $8.15 per hour