Whether a student is entering their first semester of college or going back to school, registering for classes can be one of the biggest struggles – especially online. However, there are steps students can take to make the process easier. “We see Flint Promise scholars struggle with registering for school all the time,” says James […]

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In November, students in YouthQuest participated in STEAMQuest – a weeklong event filled with activities covering science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. STEAMQuest was created to replace the annual ArtQuest program by adding more elements to the lessons and creating a more interactive experience. The event, which was held primarily virtually, allowed students to explore […]

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Celebrating Afterschool All YouthQuest sites hosted events focused around Lights On Afterschool, a yearly celebration coordinated by the Afterschool Alliance to celebrate and advocate for afterschool hours. Events ranged from drive-thru trunk or treats to drive-in movies. Students, their families and staff were excited to be able to interact with one another, even at a […]

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Mott Middle College graduate Shariona Smith is busy working toward her dreams of owning her own event planning service. In the meantime, however, Smith works for General Motors, where she sanitizes touchpoints in their factory – a job that was created after the coronavirus pandemic began. “Each morning, we start with a meeting where we […]

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Each year, TeenQuest graduates are given the opportunity to apply for Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) – a program that helps hundreds of teens find summer employment. However, for some students, it doesn’t end there. “Giving students the opportunity to gain work experience is one of our main goals,” says James Avery, director of Education & […]

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