$800K Grant To Help Flint-Area Teens Get Jobs 5-04-2011 - WNEM TV 5

$800K Grant To Help Flint-Area Teens Get Jobs 5-04-2011

FLINT, Mich.An $800,000 grant is expected to help put hundreds of Flint-area teenagers to work this summer.
The Flint Journal reported the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that its fundraising arm was getting the money from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
The money is going to the 2011 Summer Youth Initiative. The effort helps nonprofits and others pay to hire teens.
Jobs range from work as camp counselors to clerical positions. Last year, the program had about 500 participants.
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