We aim to train and prepare local youth to access current jobs, careers, and education continuation programs in our city.
Leaders In Training is a WIOA year-round comprehensive youth employment and education continuation program intended to engage, expose, and train youth and young adults ages 14-24 in Southwest Detroit. The program offers job readiness and leadership training, work-based learning experiences, and paid work experience. Youth will participate in activities to help them connect their long term goals with educational and employment steps needed to achieve them.
Youth Workforce Development Director
Data Management Coordinator
LLMSW Navigator and Mental Health Coordinator
Navigator and Financial Education Coordinator
Interested in joining our work?
Do you have a business and want to work with us? Do you know a young person who should be a Leader in Training? We want to hear from you!Contact Us
Urban Neighborhood Initiatives
Urban Neighborhood Initiatives is a nonprofit organization rooted in Southwest Detroit. We work within the community to be able to create a safe and thriving environment where people want to live, work and play. UNI is based in the Springwells area of Southwest Detroit, a 1.3 square mile neighborhood bounded by Fort, Dix and Waterman Streets.