Economic Mobility for Detroiters: Phase 2 Applications FAQ

Below is the first Q and A gathered from the Information Sessions and the Technical Assistance Workshops. You may ask additional questions and receive individual Technical Assistance by contacting Hilarie Chambers at  We will update this document as necessary.  Thanks again for your participation in Improving Economic Mobility for Detroiters through Innovative Approaches in Adult Education.

Phase 2 FAQ


Detroit Adult Foundational Skill Development

The United Way for Southeastern Michigan-Detroit Regional Workforce Fund and Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation have launched an innovative grant initiative called “Improving the Economic Mobility of Detroiters through Innovative Approaches in Adult Education.”

Reading Works is pleased to support this initiative by providing technical assistance to all applicants developing final proposals. We also look forward to leveraging this immediate grant opportunity to integrate foundational skills into the workforce system.

To learn more about the innovative approaches to help adult learners improve foundational skills within a career pathway, please review this comprehensive report: Detroit Adult Foundational Skill Development: Challenges and Solutions.