With the outbreak of coronavirus in Michigan, YouthQuest is closely monitoring and complying with guidance provided by local, state and federal partners including the Genesee County Health Department, State of Michigan and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Following the statewide closure of all K-12 school buildings, YouthQuest has canceled its programming, field trips and special events through […]

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Focus on Literacy At Doyle Ryder Elementary, students focus on literacy in small groups. Twice a week, groups of five to seven students spend 45 minutes working on reaching reading goals specific to each student. During the session, they participate in group reading and activities designed to help them reach their goals. The success of […]

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TeenQuest graduate Damontai Richard is hard at work following his dreams of working in the fashion industry. He is currently getting ready to produce his first fashion show on March 14 at the Greater Flint Arts Council. “The aim of my fashion show is to bring up the people in Flint in the fashion industry […]

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March is National Nutrition Month—a time to focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits. “One of our key components in YouthQuest is nutrition and nutrition education,” says Nefertari Jones, program director for YouthQuest. “It is important to teach students to eat healthy at a young age […]

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With so many application deadlines fast approaching, March is a great time to start searching and applying for scholarships for college. Not sure where to start? The Community Foundation of Greater Flint administers several scholarship funds established by donors primarily benefiting students across Genesee County. These scholarships range from small one-time awards to larger multi-year […]

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