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Adult Learning Lad Celebrates 10 Years of Serving Out Community
Since it opened its doors 10 years ago, Southwest Solutions’ Adult Learning Lab has given this key to more than 1,500 individuals seeking to improve their language, math and computer skills so they can better their employment, advance their education, and achieve personal goals of success.
Build Your Future With YouthBuild
Our next cohort will start April 12 and will be a mixture of virtual and in-person training. Each student will be provided a loaner laptop for the program.
Sean de Four Named President and CEO of Southwest Solutions
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I’m thrilled to announce that Sean de Four will serve as the next President and CEO of our organization. Sean is departing his current position as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Wellspring Lutheran Services.
Free CDL And Forklift Training: Classes Start March 8!
The program is four weeks and starts Monday, March 8. It’s a mixture of virtual and in-person training. Students will receive work-readiness training in computer, reading, math, job search, and soft skills. This work-readiness will be delivered through Google Classroom. Internet and computer access will be provided for those in need.
Veteran Gets Housing Help To Get Back On Track: Terry's Story
As he neared his apartment in Inkster last fall, Terry Jackson could see the flames. He was returning from days on the road as a truck driver, delivering goods, and making a living. Terry watched as the blaze, caused by faulty wiring, destroyed the place where he had been renting.
Newberry Homeowner 33: Andrey Douthard
The 33rd Newberry Homeowner, Andrey, talks about what this means for him and his family.
How financial coaching helped an artist keep her business
Duane, a fashion designer, worked with Daune worked with Southwest Economic Solutions financial coaches to work through recent financial challenges that threatened the viability of her business.
Getting Credit For Her Success: Ethel's Story
“I am determined to break the generational curse of poverty,” said Ethel, 34. “My mother had taught me how to fill out a welfare application. I want to teach my kids how to fill out a college one.”