Flint & Genesee talent program seeks employers to hire teens this summer

Flint, MI—The Summer Youth Initiative (SYI), a teen employment program through the Flint & Genesee Group’s Education & Talent division, is now accepting proposals from local businesses looking for employees this summer. “Traditionally, we have partnered with mostly nonprofits and schools to employ our SYI teens and we are looking forward to continuing those partnerships,”…

Looking to cut down 911 response time, UM-Flint police offer the city a data-driven solution

Flint, MI—Almost three weeks ago, the University of Michigan-Flint Department of Public Safety launched a new initiative to reduce crime and improve 911 response time in downtown Flint. From 4 p.m. to midnight, Monday through Saturday, the department is now the first responder to 911 calls in the city’s downtown, an area roughly defined by…

Participation up in Flint’s Crim Fitness Foundation youth sports league

Flint, MI—Fans cheered from the bleachers at Potter Elementary as Flint’s young athletes sent volleyballs soaring during a night of Crim Fitness Foundation youth volleyball league play on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.  But volleyball is just one of the sports Crim offers. Since 2014, the organization has nurtured a partnership with the Flint Community Schools…

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