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Flint STRIVE Academy Youth Empowerment Program

Specialized Employment Services, Inc.

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Revitalizing the Education Continuum
  • Grant Amount $85,000
  • Grant Period May 1, 2010–April 30, 2011
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This renewal grant to Flint Area Specialized Employment Services, Inc., will support the Flint STRIVE Academy Youth Empowerment Program, a youth employment and academic achievement project for youth ages 14 through 19. Forty youth will be employed by Flint STRIVE’s ACHIEVE Employment Services during the summer, and 25 youth will receive followup services throughout the academic year. This initiative increases summer activity options for disadvantaged youth and encourages academic achievement.