9:00AM - 10:00AM Student Arrival

10:00AM - 10:20AM Speaker Welcome 

10:20AM - 12:20PM Student Expo

12:20PM Student Raffle and Lunch

12:30PM Student Dismissal


1:00PM - 3:00PM Skilled Trades Job Fair 


2019 Guest Speakers

More speakers to be announced


charity dean

Director of Civil Rights, Inclusion, and Opportunity for the City of Detroit

Charity Dean is the Director of Civil Rights, Inclusion, and Opportunity (CRIO) for the City of Detroit. Before taking on this new role, Charity was appointed by Mayor Mike Duggan to design, craft, and implement the Bridging Neighborhoods program based on a $32 million community benefits agreement for residents in Delray and Southwest Detroit. She currently serves on the board of YouthWorks-Detroit, Grandmont Community Association, and as an advisory committee member of the Detroit Women’s Leadership Network.


mayor Mike Duggan

Mayor of the City of Detroit

Mayor of the City of Detroit Mike Duggan took office on January 1, 2014. As Mayor, he governs the city of his birth and where he spent the previous 33 years of his career collaborating with others to solve some of the city’s most vexing issues. During his career, he has taken on challenges and untangled problems that directly impact the quality of life of Detroiters, including access to health care, public transportation, crime, blight, expanding recreational opportunities in the city, job creation, and more. As city finances stabilize and public services continue to improve, the Mayor is now focusing on economic growth in the city and creating pathways to opportunity for Detroit residents.


Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan’s 49th Governor

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is a lifelong Michigander. Governor Whitmer was elected to the House of Representatives in 2000 and elected to the Michigan State Senate in 2006 where she served as the Senate Democratic Leader. She is committed to solving the problems Michiganders face every day. That means ensuring every Michigander has a great public education and a path to a good-paying job, every community has clean, safe drinking water, and everyone can drive to work or drop their kids at school safely, without blowing a tire or cracking a windshield.

2018 Guest Speakers


charity dean

Director of Civil Rights, Inclusion, and Opportunity for the City of Detroit


Mike Duggan

Mayor of the City of Detroit

Marlowe Stoudamire

Social Capital Expert, Butterfly Effect Detroit


Rick Snyder

Michigan’s 48th Governor

2017 Guest Speakers

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Camille Martin

Project Engineer, Sachse Construction


David Alade

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Century Partners