EFFECTIVE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2021: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated and extended the epidemic order through March 29, 2021. Restaurants and bars are open at 25% capacity with up to 100 people, in addition to outdoor dining, carry-out, and delivery. Night clubs and water parks remain closed. For additional information, please visit michigan.gov or view MDHHS's Gathering Guidelines. For the most current travel information, please view Travel Michigan's Guidelines for Travelers.

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A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.

Not Sure What to Include in Your Resume? Check This Out!

Writing a professional resume can put students a step ahead of their competition. “Your resume is going to be a critical tool that will, at the very least, get your foot in the door,” says James Washington, TeenQuest Facilitator. “Your resume is your marketing tool. It gives a snapshot of who you…

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Meet Your Site Team Leaders

The school year is upon us and as students are preparing for the new year, the YouthQuest team is gearing up for some afterschool fun. Site Team Leaders – who oversee daily management of the YouthQuest program and staff – are currently working on lesson plans that cover everything from physical…

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On the Job: Emanuel Taylor

Emanuel Taylor is a crime analyst for Wayne State University who has worked with the Flint Police Department over the past year. “I analyze crime trends, so I create the crime map with symbols that show what the different crimes on the map mean,” says Taylor, who graduated from Flint Southwestern…

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5 Reasons to Consider a Manufacturing Career

Not many people realize that they are a beneficiary of the manufacturing field every day. In fact, every product we use in our daily lives came from a manufacturing team that included designers, engineers, assemblers and more, according to Rhetta Hunyady, Vice President of Education & Training…

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Transitioning Back into the School Year

After nearly three months of summer fun, it’s time to get into a routine that will help your child succeed in the upcoming school year. “The most important thing parents can do is to ease their children back into their school schedule,” says LaKeitha Givens, YouthQuest Program Director. “A lot of…

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YouthQuest Highlights: July 2017

POP-CAN COOKOUT Fifth graders from Dye and Randels elementary schools took advantage of the beautiful weather by cooking out with a little innovation last month. Students made their own grills using a pop can and wire hanger as part of a STEM activity. They cut the can down the middle, with one half…

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On the Job: Jason Clark

With aspirations of one day owning his own business, Jason Clark currently works as an Operations Warehouse Associate at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. When he isn’t working, the 20-year-old attends Mott Community College, where he is studying accounting. Clark, who graduated from Kearsley High…

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