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    Inspiring and connecting youth to achieve a future beyond imagination.

What We Do

Youth Solutions is a nonprofit organization committed to providing Michigan’s youth the support and experiences that prepare them for their futures. Youth Solutions aims to ensure every youth in Michigan has access to career-focused education through our targeted services:

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To learn more about our impact in Michigan, view our impact report.

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To learn more about our organization and our focused strategy, click to download our strategic plan.

Invest in our Youth

As a partner, we connect you to a diverse group of motivated and inspired young people ready to achieve their future goals. By investing in our youth, you are also investing in your community.

Our organization has positively impacted more than

32,500+

*Total number as of 11/3/23*

youth across Michigan and will continue to evolve our offerings to ensure their ultimate success

Our Events

We raise the youth voice, offering leadership opportunities and interactive events that support our young adults and connect them to potential future employers, colleges, trade schools and those who positively impact their future.

Holding Hands

JMG is a place for me to be myself, present my ideas, learn leadership skills, and find the right job for me.

- Miles 

Hear from our 2023 Youth of the Year

Every year, three outstanding youth from our premier program, Jobs for Michigan's Graduates (JMG), are recognized for their leadership skills at our annual Career Development Conference (CDC). Two current program participants and one alumni receive this annual recognition for their success and accomplishments in the program and beyond. All three are outstanding assets to the Youth Solutions community.

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Brooke Modro

 

Youth of the Year

Hartford High School

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Saylar Busher

 

Alumni of the Year

Bridge Academy of Southwest Michigan

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Lailah Smith

 

Youth of the Year

Downriver Community Conference

Southeast Michigan Community Alliance - SEMCA 

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Safety & Support Resources

We understand that life can present overwhelming challenges, but you are never alone. We are committed to providing a lifeline by sharing essential safety and support resources that can help you or someone you care about during difficult times.

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Trained counselors are available 24/7 to provide immediate support and intervention. 

OK2SAY - Michigan Student Safety Program: A student safety program which allows students to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at students, school employees, and schools.

Michigan 2-1-1: A free service that connects Michigan residents with help and answers from thousands of health and human services agencies and resources right in their communities.

FIVE IMPORTANT TRENDS

Over the past five months we have shared in our newsletter, the five important trends, that we identified, impacting workforce development and education in 2022. Those trends are:

  • Staffing Issues and the Workforce Shortages

  • Mental Health Issues

  • Skills Development

  • Talent Shift

  • Creative Flexibility

We addressed each of these issues and compiled them into a white paper available by entering your email below.

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Sign up for our White Paper!

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