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

YouthQuest Highlights: January 2017

ON THE CATWALK Students in Fashion Club at International Academy of Flint organized a fashion show for their teachers, parents and classmates. The students took old pieces of clothing and designed them into new pieces, which they modeled in the fashion show. They learned how to use their resources…

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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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Flint & Genesee Chamber Promotes Manufacturing Day 2017

Program Designed to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing, Improve Public Perception of Manufacturing Career Opportunities In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2017, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is partnering with area manufacturers as part of an effort to change perceptions about today’s…

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Chamber Recruits Companies for Manufacturing Day 2017

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is excited to offer Manufacturing Day tours to students around Genesee County for the third consecutive year. These talent tours have been offered on or around National Manufacturing Day, and this year's event will be held Oct. 5. In addition, the Chamber’s…

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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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