Community Ventures http://michiganradio.org en $10 million program creates 1,000 jobs http://michiganradio.org/post/10-million-program-creates-1000-jobs <p>Governor Snyder says the Community Ventures program created 1,000 jobs in the past year. It's a pilot program in Saginaw, Pontiac, Flint and Detroit focused on bringing jobs to the long-term unemployed.<br><br>Mike Finney is the president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, which partnered with government agencies to bring jobs to those cities. He says the Community Ventures program mostly provides manufacturing jobs.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:21:03 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14526 at http://michiganradio.org $10 million program creates 1,000 jobs