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Flint Mayor, State Rep Promote Free Community College Program for Michigan Residents



by Riley Murdock

Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley and State Rep. Cynthia Neeley, D-Flint, took part in a Zoom press conference Monday to promote a new program that provides free community college tuition to eligible Michiganders.

Launched at the beginning of February, the Michigan Reconnect program is building on the success of the state’s Futures for Frontliners program, which has enrolled 15,000 essential workers with free community college tuition this semester, said Susan Corbin, acting director of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.

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