Play tackling teen issues comes to Flint

FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) – The play Beat the Streets came to Flint Tuesday hoping to teach students how to deal with common teen challenges.The play, ba...

September 28, 2022
5:52 AM

FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) – The play Beat the Streets came to Flint Tuesday hoping to teach students how to deal with common teen challenges.The play, based on the book The Pact, put issues like violence, bullying, drugs, gangs and suicide in the spotlight for more than 1,000 middle and high schoolers in the Genesee county area at the University of Michigan- Flint Riverfront Conference Center.Beat The Streets said it has already reached more than 800,000 students nationwide.The play's founder hopes the performance's message hit home.

Katrenia Busch