As we return from the holiday season, I’m excited for what’s ahead. By forming new partnerships and building upon existing ones, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is now able to provide educational programming and opportunities to an even wider audience of young people. For instance, for the first time ever, YouthQuest is now […]

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On February 22, high school students in Genesee County will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of careers in the health care industry. Health Care Day, hosted by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and Diplomat, will offer breakout sessions covering corporate education, human relations, sales and marketing and more. “Often, when […]

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Each year, hundreds of Genesee County teens learn important life and work skills through the TeenQuest pre-employment program. Recently, one of those students, Arcadien White, asked TeenQuest Facilitator James Washington to stop by Atlantis Alternative High School because he had something to give him. When Washington arrived, White handed him a letter. Here’s what the […]

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For Haylee Sweeney, participating in TeenQuest was a crucial step toward her future. “Before I participated in TeenQuest, I thought I would end up with a mediocre job,” says Sweeney, who graduated in 2017 from Lakeville Memorial High School. Thankfully for Sweeney, that didn’t happen. Instead, through Summer Youth Initiative, she worked for Genesee County […]

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