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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 $81,450
  • Grant Period May 1, 2012–April 30, 2013
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant to Flint Area Specialized Employment Services, Inc., will support the Flint STRIVE Academy Youth Empowerment Program, an employment and academic achievement program for at-risk youth ages 14-18. The program provides employment training and placement during the summer months and follow-up support services during the school year. Through attitudinal training, exposure to positive role models, and tutoring, the program aims at encouraging youth to finish high school and empowering them to make rewarding occupational and career choices.