GDYT Program


Due to COVID-19

GDYT 2020 is introducing online, paid training experiences designed to maintain social distancing and keep youth, employers and partners safe. Click here to learn more.

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) is a citywide summer jobs program that trains and employs young adults between the ages of 14 and 24 for up to 120 hours. Youth participants must be permanent residents of the City of Detroit and be eligible to work in the United States. There is a broad range of jobs available to the participants. Examples of jobs include: community cleanups, event planning, accounting, retail and the Junior Police or Fire Cadets to name a few. Payne-Pulliam is proud to be apart of this program for another year. To apply click the link below.

“Thank you for this wonderful opportunity it really meant a lot to me. i learned a handful these past six weeks and i plan to use this experience in my future endeavors. Stay Blessed”

Tiara Ginyard- 2015

“Thank you for having us here again. I know you didnt have to do it but you did, and for that i am grateful. I had a wonderful time working here at Payne-Pulliam. Just wanted to say thank you”

Cydni Robinson-2016

“Thank you for what you did for me. You didnt have to do that, but you did. I love you all so much! I’ll be back!”

Kenedi Criag- 2017
Teaching young men how to tie a Tie
Strengthening Young Minds