Enrollment open for YouthQuest afterschool program for 2018-19 school year

Enrollment open for YouthQuest afterschool program for 2018-19 school year

A popular afterschool program serving Flint’s youth is welcoming new students aboard. YouthQuest, a 32-week extracurricular initiative that provides activities structured around academics, physical fitness, science, math, technology, and leadership development, begins Sept. 17 at more than a dozen Genesee County schools. “YouthQuest offers a safe place for students to explore new interests and build […]

Problem Solving with Purpose

Problem Solving with Purpose

Today’s students face a lot of competition for their attention both inside and outside the classroom. There’s gaming devices and television, not to mention social media and cell phones. Also adding stress to their young lives are common experiences like peer pressure and the need for acceptance, let alone the everyday challenges they may face […]

Let Go: CrimFit Mindfulness program provides youth a relaxing sense of peace and purpose

Let Go: CrimFit Mindfulness program provides youth a relaxing sense of peace and purpose

He sits cross-legged, eyes closed, the picture of concentration. An upturned hand with thumb and index finger pressed together rests on each knee as he chants, “I am happy. I am grateful. I am happy. I am grateful.” Eight-year-old Taquarius Hampton could be enjoying video games, watching television, or playing outside. While he definitely makes […]