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Meet Chris Jones

Meet Chris Jones

Christopher Jones is a Crew Leader with the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) MyCityBC program. MyCityBC is a summer...

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How to Write an Impactful Resume

Applying for a job can be intimidating, especially when you have to create a resume. In fact, a lot of people are so intimidated by writing this document that they’d rather pass up on the job opportunity than write a resume. Our team has put together some basic...

Our All-America City Celebration Recap

This past Saturday, community members from Battle Creek gathered to celebrate the fact that our city won the All-America City Award. We gathered together for food, fun, speeches, and more. Our team put together a recap of some of our favorite moments from...

How to Balance School and a Part-Time Job

School is back in session, which means that everyone’s schedules are getting shifted around. If you were working a summer job, maybe you’ve shifted your hours to make room for school. If not, maybe you’re starting to look around for a job during the school...

Providing Opportunities with the MyCityBC Program

MyCityBC is a summer program that provides disadvantaged youth with a paid work experience. The high school aged students work on job sites, attend educational workshops and learn valuable job skills to prepare them for the work force. helping students succeed...

Meet Brittany Sheehy, Our September “Get Caught” Recipient

BCVision is challenging community members to “Get Caught” moving Battle Creek forward through job creation and training, talent development, and community vitalization. meet brittany sheehy Brittany Sheehy is a Career Trainer with the Youth Opportunities...

Our International SummerFest 2019 Recap

Were you at International SummerFest 2019? If not, it was a blast! Our team had a great time talking with community members, watching amazing shows, playing exciting games, and tasting some delicious offerings from local vendors. All in all, it was a wonderful way...

Back-to-School Necessities

School bells ringing, kids playing on the playground, book pages being flipped…it’s the sound of a new school year in Battle Creek! As we get closer to the start of the year, we want to make sure that your child feels supported. Schooling can be tough, but with...

How to Beat the Summer Heat in Battle Creek

We love summer days, but sometimes the heat can get intense. Summer fun is dependent on nice weather, but when temperatures push higher and higher, sometimes you just need a place to cool down. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the best places to...

Summer Essentials in Battle Creek

Summer is halfway over. Can you believe it? Neither can we! That’s why our team put together our list of Battle Creek summer essentials. You can’t let the season end without checking these four things off your list. Check out our suggestions, and then go get...

Simple Things You Can Do Every Day to Improve Battle Creek

Battle Creek is a beautiful city! We have great parks, wonderful trails, and a booming downtown. We’re proud of our welcoming community, and we want to make everyone feel appreciated. That isn’t a one-person job, and it doesn’t happen overnight, either. We...

BCVision Dashboard

Our community is working hard to create a culture of vitality and provide resources so that everyone can succeed. The numbers below are a snapshot of our progress so far.


Labor Force Participation Rate


On-time High School Graduation



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BCVision Partners

We collaborate with a number of other community organizations and initiatives to help support the Battle Creek community. Check back soon to see the organizations that help us succeed.