Through the People initiative, WCAA aims to provide a world class passenger experience, promote employee training and succession, and build partnerships within the community. Some of WCAA’s successful efforts in this area include the Annual Arbor Day Celebration and the P3 Food Rescue Program. WCAA also offers a summer college internship program providing students with hands on training and experience in an airport environment.
Wayne County Airport Authority and Wayne County Parks host an annual Arbor Day Celebration for Wayne County area students.
Wayne County Airport Authority and Wayne County Parks host an annual Arbor Day Celebration at Crosswinds Marsh for Wayne County area students. Projects have included tree plantings, garden plantings, educational lessons and fishing competitions.
Wayne County Airport Authority combats food waste by donating unsold food from participating airport concessions to Fish and Loaves Community Food Pantry. Each week approximately 500 pounds of food (equivalent to 417 meals) is collected and donated. The program has donated more than 58,000 pounds of food to community members in need.