Safe and Healthy Futures Youth Festival

Alison Grodzinski Events, Media/News Leave a Comment

Saturday, June 9th, 2012 12:00  pm – 3:00 pm

Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary School

1518 University Avenue, Flint, MI

The Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center (MI-YVPC),  based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, along with its community partners, Church Without Walls and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint will be hosting the Safe and Health Futures Youth Festival on Saturday, June 9th from 12:00 pm- 3:00 pm. It will be held at the Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary School, located at 1518 University Avenue in Flint.

The Safe and Healthy Futures Youth Festival will be featuring performances by: Raise it Up! Youth Arts and Awareness, Gamma Delta Kudos & Kappa Leadership League, and Boys and Girls Club Youth.  Safe & Healthy Futures Youth Festival will also provide the opportunity to create and record music with BangTown’s Mobile Studio on the Go.  Youth can also be interviewed on camera at the Youth Video booth.  There will be a bounce house and face painting for younger children.

Families with youth between the ages of 10 and 17 are especially encouraged to attend this festival and learn about free youth programs such as, Youth Empowerment Solutions, Fathers & Sons, and Targeted Outreach Mentoring. Other opportunities to learn about free summer programs and services will also be available at the festival. The Safe and Healthy Futures performances and activities are free.

View photos from the Safe and Healthy Futures Youth Festival:


Watch clips of the performances by Raise it Up! Youth Arts and Awareness, Gamma Delta Kudos & Kappa Leadership League, and Boys and Girls Club Youth:
Listen to the song recorded by attendees of the Safe & Healthy Futures Youth Festival with the help of BangTown’s Mobile Studio on the Go, “Come Together”: