EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated and extended the Gatherings and Mask Order through Monday, April 19, 2021. Restaurants and bars are open at 50% capacity with up to 100 people, in addition to outdoor dining, carry-out, and delivery. Night clubs and water parks remain closed. View MDHHS's Epidemic Order informational guide. For additional information, please visit michigan.gov. 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.

YouthQuest Gears Up for 2018-19 Afterschool Program

(FLINT, Mich., Sept. 12, 2018) – With school back in session, area families can now register their students for YouthQuest’s afterschool enrichment program, which kicks off next week at multiple school districts in Flint and Genesee County. The 32-week program, which serves students in grades K-12…

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YouthQuest Enrichment Program Combats Summer Learning Loss

(FLINT, Mich., June 4, 2018) – Enrollment is underway for YouthQuest, an enrichment program that helps area students beat summer boredom while preparing them for the next school year. “Many students experience learning loss during the summer, especially when it comes to reading and math,” said…

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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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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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