Unemployment In Detroit

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Darpan Raj Gautam Mr. Bob I&S 2016-02-03 Task 1 Causes. Practices Effects Problem of Unemployment Detroit has the highest unemployment rate of any major city in the nation. In 1950, there were about 296,000 manufacturing jobs in Detroit. Today, there are less than 27,000. Unemployment level in Detroit is officially twice as high as the rest of Michigan and the US. 175,000 residents in Detroit don’t pursue a career or head on for further education. About 50% of the population don’t graduate from high schools and the new jobs in Detroit require high education or a long teaching program leading to people outside of Michigan who are more qualified to take the job. (Owens). Solution For Unemployment The biggest way to lower the…show more content…
Many are suffering because of this and have to work long, hard hours in order to put food on the table and provide a safe environment for their kids to grow up in. The amount of money that has to be paid for rent and utilities is growing more and more, and many low-income families, who are barely getting by today, will have to move away from the safe and nurturing surroundings that their kids have prospered from. (Jackman) Solution for Poverty To help reduce poverty, Detroit needs greater public investments as in education, jobs and infrastructure. Unqualified adults also need additional education and skills to get jobs that support their families to prevent unemployment. If education and skills to work are learnt by the unemployed people, they wouldn’t be unemployed which also means that they would get money from the work and not live in poverty.…show more content…
The police are always late and innocent civilians are getting killed so we should all carry a firearm. Carrying a firearm isn’t the answer but it will definitely reduce the rate of criminality because of fear. “Don 't set yourself up for victimhood. Be proactive. Protect your family. Buy a firearm, learn how to use it, and be safe”. (Ector) Supporting for my solution of poverty Education is the way to go and assisting community-based literacy organizations and keeping schools open for longer hours, motivating people who need the motivation and increasing support, reopen libraries to serve students who are struggling will help get Detroit out of the long slump. Education is the future and without education Detroit will never rise again. (Clarke) Source that doesn’t support my solution Business officials to take more active efforts to hire Detroiters and give them job as they want to work but have no chance of working. Instead of closing the constructing sites, people below the poverty lines could work there and earn money. This is a good way to earn money while also helping the country and it doesn’t require education so things can be done faster.
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