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Flint STRIVE Replication Program

Specialized Employment Services, Inc.

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Revitalizing the Education Continuum
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2017–December 31, 2017
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

The Flint STRIVE Replication Program, a project of Specialized Employment Services, Inc., provides employment training, job placement, and support services for difficult-to-serve Flint area residents seeking entry-level jobs, and will prepare workers to assume jobs related to water recovery. As a replication of the East Harlem Employment Service’s workforce training program, Flint STRIVE prepares participants for the workforce through a 19-day, 130-hour intensive workshop that emphasizes the attitudinal prerequisites for successful, entry-level employment. This renewal grant will allow the grantee to serve over 300 new participants in 2017.