Monday December 21, 2015 was designated as Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. The National Coalition for the Homeless, the National Consumer Advisory Board, and the National Health Care Council for the Homeless encourage communities to host events on or around Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day each year to remember those who have died homeless over the past year. The purpose of these events is to bring communities together to show respect for those who have died homeless over the past year while also providing opportunities to educate and raise awareness in our local communities around the homelessness epidemic.
Dorsey Culinary Academy Gives Back on Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day
The Longest Night of the Year
Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day has historically taken place during the winter solstice, which is known as the longest night of the year (and shortest day of the year). This is particularly significant in raising awareness in the fight against homelessness given the frigid conditions the homeless face during cold winter evenings.
Homeless Persons’ Memorial in Detroit
Advantage Health Centers Detroit, once again hosted an event on Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. The organization’s mission is to improve the health of the individuals and communities they serve and offer care to all regardless of insurance status or homelessness. This year’s event included a service that took place at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul (located at 4800 Woodward Avenue in Detroit). The church is also credited with hosting the event. In addition, donated warming gifts were provided by many agencies throughout Metro Detroit, and Dorsey Culinary Academy served a hot lunch to those in attendance. The event has historically been a success in raising awareness within our local community around homelessness and Dorsey Culinary Academy was pleased and honored to participate once again this year to work towards combating homelessness.
Dorsey Schools Culinary Academy
The Culinary Arts program at Dorsey Schools is designed to assist students in taking their love for food and transforming it into an exciting new career. Training in the Culinary Arts program at Dorsey takes place in the classroom, in the commercial kitchens (with industry-current equipment) on campus, as well as during the externship (which takes place the final module of training). The Dorsey Schools Culinary Arts program strives to expose students to various facets of the culinary industry including Butchering, Baking & Pastry, Nutrition and Healthy Cooking, International Cuisine, Catering, and more! The Culinary Arts program is offered at the Roseville, MI and Waterford-Pontiac, MI campuses of Dorsey Schools. It’s also worth noting that the Culinary Arts program at Dorsey Schools is programmatically accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission.
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the Culinary Arts, consider the program at Dorsey Schools. You can call us at 888-422-1188 or click here to contact us online!
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