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Arts, Music, and FilmCommunity InfoFebruary 2024Government and VotingGrants
Flint Institute of Arts
Kildee Announces New Federal Funding for the Flint Institute of Arts

Kildee Announces New Federal Funding for the Flint Institute of Arts

Congressman Dan Kildee recently announced new federal funding to help the Flint Institute of Arts purchase new equipment to preserve and protect its artwork. The $150,000 federal grant, awarded through the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities, will help the...

Community InfoFebruary 2024Recognition
IABPF President, Carrie Edwards-Clemons, Receives CFO Designation
Former Flint Deputy Fire Chief, Carrie Edwards-Clemons, takes Position with Lansing Fire Department

Former Flint Deputy Fire Chief, Carrie Edwards-Clemons, takes Position with Lansing Fire Department

On January 12, Lansing Fire Chief, Brian Sturdivant announced to personnel that “After an exhaustive nationwide search, we have identified our finalist for the vacant Assistant Fire Chief position. Chief Edwards-Clemons is set to assume her duties on January 29th....

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFebruary 2024Government and Voting
Building Bridges: LTCC and Mexican Consulate Unite to Empower the Community
Building Bridges: LTCC and Mexican Consulate Unite to Empower the Community

Building Bridges: LTCC and Mexican Consulate Unite to Empower the Community

In a remarkable collaboration that underscores the commitment to empowering the Latinx community, the Latinx Technology and Community Center joined forces with the Mexican Consulate from December 18 to 22. This collaborative effort aimed to simplify access to...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFebruary 2024Government and Voting
Building Bridges: LTCC and Mexican Consulate Unite to Empower the Community
Construyendo Puentes: LTCC y el Consulado de México se unen para empoderar a la comunidad

Construyendo Puentes: LTCC y el Consulado de México se unen para empoderar a la comunidad

En una colaboración notable que subraya el compromiso de empoderar a la comunidad Latinx, el Centro Tecnológico y Comunitario Latinx unió fuerzas con el Consulado de México del 18 al 22 de diciembre. Este esfuerzo de colaboración tuvo como objetivo simplificar el...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFamilyFebruary 2024Health and Safety
Latinx Tech Center Joins Forces in Hosting Medicaid Renewal Event
Latinx Tech Center Joins Forces in Hosting Medicaid Renewal Event

Latinx Tech Center Joins Forces in Hosting Medicaid Renewal Event

On January 24, the Latinx Technology and Community Center proudly participated as one of the eight hosts in a collaborative Medicaid Renewal Event. This dynamic gathering featured a total of 32 health partners and nonprofits, uniting the community to enhance...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFamilyFebruary 2024Health and Safety
Latinx Tech Center Joins Forces in Hosting Medicaid Renewal Event
Latinx Tech Center se une a las fuerzas en el evento de renovación de Medicaid

Latinx Tech Center se une a las fuerzas en el evento de renovación de Medicaid

El 24 de enero, el centro Latinx participó con orgullo como uno de los ocho anfitriones en un evento colaborativo de renovación de Medicaid. Esta reunión dinámica contó con un total de 32 socios de salud y organizaciones sin fines de lucro, uniendo a la comunidad...

Community InfoGovernment and VotingJanuary 2024
Bridging the Gap: LTCC Secretary of State Roundtable Sparks Collaborative Solutions
Bridging the Gap: LTCC Secretary of State Roundtable Sparks Collaborative Solutions

Bridging the Gap: LTCC Secretary of State Roundtable Sparks Collaborative Solutions

On December 7, the Latinx Technology and Community Center played host to a pivotal Secretary of State Roundtable, an event that saw the participation of prominent figures including Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, regional managers, board members, and...

Community InfoDecember 2023GrantsParks and Recreation
City of Flint $1 Million Allocation for Berston Field House Leveraged into $2 Million with Mott Foundation Matching Funds
City of Flint $1 Million Allocation for Berston Field House Leveraged into $2 Million with Mott Foundation Matching Funds

City of Flint $1 Million Allocation for Berston Field House Leveraged into $2 Million with Mott Foundation Matching Funds

The Flint City Council approved an additional $1 million allocation of ARPA funds for the Berston Field House renovation and expansion during a special meeting on Nov. 17. Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley proposed the allocation after Mott Foundation President Ridgway...

City of FlintCommunity InfoDecember 2023Government and VotingHealth and Safety
Flint, MI: A Community Vision for the Interstate 475 Corridor
Flint, MI: Una visión comunitaria para la Corredor Interestatal 475

Flint, MI: Una visión comunitaria para la Corredor Interestatal 475

Voces desde el Suelo El nuevo programa Community Connectors cuenta con el apoyo de la Fundación Robert Wood Johnson y se lleva a cabo en colaboración con New Urban Mobility Alliance, and America Walks. Smart Growth America ha seleccionado 15 proyectos centrados en...

Community InfoDecember 2023Small Business
CNPP SBA Program Wraps Up - Empowering Local Entrepreneurs with Key Partnerships
CNPP SBA Program Wraps Up – Empowering Local Entrepreneurs with Key Partnerships

CNPP SBA Program Wraps Up – Empowering Local Entrepreneurs with Key Partnerships

Latinx Technology and Community Center, Alongside Collaborators, Facilitates Connections for 41 Businesses The successful conclusion of the CNPP Small Business Assistance (SBA) program not only marks a significant milestone for local entrepreneurs but also...

Community InfoDecember 2023Small Business
CNPP SBA Program Wraps Up - Empowering Local Entrepreneurs with Key Partnerships
El Programa SBA de CNPP concluye Empoderar a los empresarios locales con alianzas clave

El Programa SBA de CNPP concluye Empoderar a los empresarios locales con alianzas clave

El centro Latinx, junto a colaboradores, facilita conexiones para 41 negocios La conclusión exitosa del programa de Asistencia a la Pequeña Empresa (SBA) del CNPP no sólo marca un hito significativo para los empresarios locales, sino que también subraya el impacto...

City of FlintCommunity InfoFinancesGrantsLiteracy and EducationNovember 2023
Flint Promise Scholarship Program Moves Into its Fifth Year 
Flint Promise Scholarship Program Moves Into its Fifth Year

Flint Promise Scholarship Program Moves Into its Fifth Year

46 students have graduated debt-free so far thanks to local scholarship program Over the last five years, 46 Flint Promise Scholars graduated from Kettering University, Mott Community College, and University of Michigan-Flint without student loan debt thanks to the...

Community InfoFamilyLiteracy and EducationNovember 2023
FOCOV Welcomes LatinX Center to Flint: Our Community, Our Voice
Empowering Latinx Communities: Mi Bridges Community Navigators at the Latinx Technology and Community Center

Empowering Latinx Communities: Mi Bridges Community Navigators at the Latinx Technology and Community Center

In an increasingly interconnected world, access to essential resources and information is vital for every community. For the Latinx population in the United States, bridging the gap between available services and those who need them has been an ongoing challenge....

Community InfoFamilyLiteracy and EducationNovember 2023
FOCOV Welcomes LatinX Center to Flint: Our Community, Our Voice
Empoderando a las comunidades Latinx: Mis Bridges Community Navigators en la Centro Tecnológico y Comunitario Latinx

Empoderando a las comunidades Latinx: Mis Bridges Community Navigators en la Centro Tecnológico y Comunitario Latinx

En un mundo cada vez más interconectado, el acceso a los recursos y la información esenciales es vital para todas las comunidades. Para la población latina en los Estados Unidos, cerrar la brecha entre los servicios disponibles y aquellos que los necesitan ha sido...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFamilyNovember 2023Small Business
FOCOV Welcomes LatinX Center to Flint: Our Community, Our Voice
Empowering Communities: The LTCC Resource Center’s Expanding Impact in 2023

Empowering Communities: The LTCC Resource Center’s Expanding Impact in 2023

In today's fast-paced world, the role of Latinx Technology and community resource centers has become increasingly vital, serving as lifelines for individuals and families in need. The Latinx Technology and Community Center (LTCC) Resource Center, located at the...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFamilyNovember 2023Small Business
FOCOV Welcomes LatinX Center to Flint: Our Community, Our Voice
Empoderando a las comunidades: El impacto creciente del Centro de Recursos de LTCC en 2023

Empoderando a las comunidades: El impacto creciente del Centro de Recursos de LTCC en 2023

En el acelerado mundo de hoy, el papel de la tecnología Latinx y los centros de recursos comunitarios se ha vuelto cada vez más vital, sirviendo como salvavidas para las personas y familias necesitadas. El Centro de Recursos de Latinx Technology and Community...

Community InfoGovernment and VotingHealth and SafetyNovember 2023
Council Member Refuses to Attend Meetings Because of Threats
Council Member Refuses to Attend Meetings Because of Threats

Council Member Refuses to Attend Meetings Because of Threats

Council Member Ladel Lewis, 2nd Ward refused to attend meetings after receiving threats of violence and is calling for City Hall to become a gun-free zone. Lewis made the comment in response to questions at a news conference on Friday, Oct. 20, saying she does not...

City of FlintCommunity InfoHealth and SafetyLiteracy and EducationNovember 2023
Donates $50,000 and 60 Laptops to Greater Flint Health Coalition
Comcast Donates $50,000 and 60 Laptops to Greater Flint Health Coalition

Comcast Donates $50,000 and 60 Laptops to Greater Flint Health Coalition

Comcast recently announced a donation of $50,000 and 60 laptops to the Greater Flint Health Coalition (GFHC) to help residents in GFHC’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) program get and stay connected to the digital world. The grant will be used by...

Community InfoFamilyGovernment and VotingLiteracy and EducationOctober 2023
Kildee Secures $2.3 Million for Child Care in Genesee County
Kildee Secures $2.3 Million for Child Care in Genesee County

Kildee Secures $2.3 Million for Child Care in Genesee County

Congressman Dan Kildee recently announced new federal funds to support high-quality child care for infants and toddlers, ages birth to five, in Genesee County. The $2,396,340 federal grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will support...

City of FlintCommunity InfoGovernment and VotingOctober 2023
Flint School Board Approves Budget to Demolish Washington Elementary
Flint School Board Approves Budget to Demolish Washington Elementary

Flint School Board Approves Budget to Demolish Washington Elementary

Reprinted with permission by flintbeat.com After nearly nine months of consideration, the Flint Community Schools (FCS) Board voted to demolish Washington Elementary at its meeting on Sept. 13, 2023. Flint Community Schools closed the building in 2014 to address...

City of FlintCommunity InfoFamilyFinancesHousingSeptember 2023Volunteer Opportunities
Shelter of Flint Preparing to Host Annual Fundraiser Breakfast
Shelter of Flint Preparing to Host Annual Fundraiser Breakfast

Shelter of Flint Preparing to Host Annual Fundraiser Breakfast

Shelter of Flint is thrilled to announce its upcoming fundraising event, A Home of Their Own, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, from 7:30 to 8:30 AM. The event will be held at the Ascension Genesys Banquet and Conference Center, located at 805...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageGovernment and VotingSeptember 2023
FOCOV Welcomes LatinX Center to Flint: Our Community, Our Voice
Centro Latinx Organiza Eventos Globales Mesa Redonda Familia Michigan-Cubana

Centro Latinx Organiza Eventos Globales Mesa Redonda Familia Michigan-Cubana

En un paso significativo hacia la promoción de la unidad, el entendimiento y el progreso impulsado por la comunidad, la Oficina de Global Michigan recientemente convocó una reunión de mesa redonda transformadora en el Centro Latinx en Flint. El 29 de agosto, la...

August 2023City of FlintCommunity Info
CFGF - Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Mark L. Miller Appointed Interim President and CEO of Community Foundation

Mark L. Miller Appointed Interim President and CEO of Community Foundation

The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees has appointed Mark L. Miller as Interim President and CEO. After a brief transitional period which began on July 1, Mr. Miller assumed full responsibility for all operational activities effective July 28. Mr. Miller, who...

August 2023Community InfoCulture and Language
FOCOV Welcomes LatinX Center to Flint: Our Community, Our Voice
The Latinx Technology & Community Center Continues to Flourish on Flint’s East Side

The Latinx Technology & Community Center Continues to Flourish on Flint’s East Side

In the vibrant heart of Flint's Eastside, the Latinx Technology and Community Center (LTCC) stands tall as a beacon of hope and empowerment for the local community. With a steadfast commitment to addressing the pressing needs of its residents, this remarkable...

August 2023Community InfoCulture and Language
FOCOV Welcomes LatinX Center to Flint: Our Community, Our Voice
El Centro Comunitario Latinx continúa floreciendo en el lado este de Flint

El Centro Comunitario Latinx continúa floreciendo en el lado este de Flint

En el vibrante corazón de Flint 's Eastside, el centro comunitario Latinx (LTCC) se erige como un faro de esperanza y empoderamiento para la comunidad local. Con un firme compromiso de abordar las necesidades apremiantes de sus residentes, este notable centro se ha...

City of FlintCommunity InfoCulture and LanguageJuly 2023
New Chapter Begins: Flint's Latinx Community Center Reveals 2nd Floor and Playground
New Chapter Begins: Flint’s Latinx Community Center Reveals 2nd Floor and Playground

New Chapter Begins: Flint’s Latinx Community Center Reveals 2nd Floor and Playground

Flint witnessed a momentous occasion on June 15 as the Latinx Technology and Community Center unveiled the highly anticipated second floor and playground at the community center. This grand unveiling marks a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to create a...

City of FlintCommunity InfoCulture and LanguageJuly 2023
From Vision to Reality: Flint’s Latinx Center Unveils 2nd Floor and Playground
From Vision to Reality: Flint’s Latinx Center Unveils 2nd Floor and Playground

From Vision to Reality: Flint’s Latinx Center Unveils 2nd Floor and Playground

A celebration of flavors, culture, and community support took center stage at the Latinx Technology and Community Center in Flint on the momentous occasion of unveiling its second floor and  playground. The ceremony, held on June 15, brought together local leaders,...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageJuly 2023
From Vision to Reality: Flint’s Latinx Center Unveils 2nd Floor and Playground
De la visión a la realidad: Se presenta el Centro Latinx de Flint 2.º piso y parque infantil

De la visión a la realidad: Se presenta el Centro Latinx de Flint 2.º piso y parque infantil

Una celebración de sabores, cultura y apoyo comunitario tomó el centro del escenario en el Centro Latinx en Flint en la ocasión trascendental de presentar su segundo piso y patio de recreo. La ceremonia, celebrada el 15 de junio, reunió a líderes locales, miembros...

Community InfoGovernment and VotingHealth and SafetyMay 2023Michigan
Fighting for Change in the Battle Against Gun Violence
Fighting for Change in the Battle Against Gun Violence

Fighting for Change in the Battle Against Gun Violence

An interview with Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II Nearly half of individuals who engaged in mass shootings (48%) leaked their plans in advance to others, according to the National Institute of Justice. The National Institute of Justice website also states of all...

City of FlintCommunity InfoGovernment and VotingMay 2023
Council Corner with Dr. Ladel Lewis, Councilwoman, 2nd Ward
Council Corner with Dr. Ladel Lewis, Councilwoman, 2nd Ward

Council Corner with Dr. Ladel Lewis, Councilwoman, 2nd Ward

April was a busy month for Flint’s City Council. Major accomplishments passed by the general body are highlighted below. The first order of business was to fill appointments. Council finalized the appointments of Robert Jewel (6th Ward) to the Planning Commission,...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageMay 2023
Language Barriers and Civil Rights Violations Affect Limited English Proficient (LEP) Residents in Genesee County and Flint
Language Barriers and Civil Rights Violations Affect Limited English Proficient (LEP) Residents in Genesee County and Flint

Language Barriers and Civil Rights Violations Affect Limited English Proficient (LEP) Residents in Genesee County and Flint

Limited English Proficient (LEP) residents in Genesee County and Flint are facing significant challenges when attempting to access essential services and resources due to language barriers. Unfortunately, some residents are being forced to reschedule appointments...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageMay 2023
Language Barriers and Civil Rights Violations Affect Limited English Proficient (LEP) Residents in Genesee County and Flint
Barreras Lingüísticas y Violaciones de los Derechos Civiles Afectan a los Residentes con Dominio Limitado del Inglés (LEP) en el Condado de Genesee y Flint

Barreras Lingüísticas y Violaciones de los Derechos Civiles Afectan a los Residentes con Dominio Limitado del Inglés (LEP) en el Condado de Genesee y Flint

Los residentes con dominio limitado del inglés (LEP) en el condado de Genesee y Flint enfrentan desafíos significativos al intentar acceder a servicios y recursos esenciales debido a barreras lingüísticas. Desafortunadamente, algunos residentes se ven obligados a...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFamilyLiteracy and EducationMay 2023
Parent and Child Together Time: Family Reading and Literacy
Parent and Child Together Time: Family Reading and Literacy

Parent and Child Together Time: Family Reading and Literacy

In the month of March, the Latinx Technology and Community Center hosted a Parent and Child Together Learning community read event. This event showed to be a wonderful opportunity for families to come together and share in the joy of reading. During the event there...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageFamilyLiteracy and EducationMay 2023
Parent and Child Together Time: Family Reading and Literacy
Tiempo Juntos de Padres e Hijos: Lectura y Alfabetización en Familia

Tiempo Juntos de Padres e Hijos: Lectura y Alfabetización en Familia

En el mes de marzo, el Centro Comunitario y de Tecnología Latinx organizó un evento de lectura comunitaria de Aprendizaje Juntos para Padres e Hijos. Este evento demostró ser una maravillosa oportunidad para que las familias se reunieran y compartieran la alegría...

Community InfoCulture and LanguageMay 2023
Latinx Women in Flint and Genesee County Empowered at Women's History Month Event Hosted By Somos Latinas
Latinx Women in Flint and Genesee County Empowered at Women’s History Month Event Hosted By Somos Latinas

Latinx Women in Flint and Genesee County Empowered at Women’s History Month Event Hosted By Somos Latinas

Women's History Month is an annual celebration of the contributions and achievements of women throughout history. In Flint and Genesee County, Michigan, a group of Latinx women came together to celebrate this important month in a unique and empowering way. On March...

April 2021Community InfoCulture and LanguageMay 2023
Latinx Women in Flint and Genesee County Empowered at Women's History Month Event Hosted By Somos Latinas
Mujeres Latinx en Flint y el Condado de Genesee se empoderan en el evento del Mes de la Historia de la Mujer organizado Por Somos Latinas

Mujeres Latinx en Flint y el Condado de Genesee se empoderan en el evento del Mes de la Historia de la Mujer organizado Por Somos Latinas

El Mes de la Historia de la Mujer es una celebración anual de las contribuciones y logros de las mujeres a lo largo de la historia. En Flint y el Condado de Genesee, Michigan, un grupo de mujeres Latinx se reunieron para celebrar este importante mes de una manera...

City of FlintCommunity InfoGrantsMay 2023
EGLE, the Recycling Partnership Award Grants to Provide Free Recycling Carts to Flint Households
EGLE, the Recycling Partnership Award Grants to Provide Free Recycling Carts to Flint Households

EGLE, the Recycling Partnership Award Grants to Provide Free Recycling Carts to Flint Households

1 million from Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Up to $3.3 million from The Recycling Partnership These grants fund free 96-gallon recycling carts for all single-family households in Flint. The Michigan Department of Environment,...

City of FlintCommunity InfoHealth and SafetyMay 2023Travel
City of Flint Updates Detour Route for Saginaw Street Brick Restoration and Construction
City of Flint Updates Detour Route for Saginaw Street Brick Restoration and Construction

City of Flint Updates Detour Route for Saginaw Street Brick Restoration and Construction

Now through July 30, a segment of Saginaw Street from Court Street to Third Street will be closed for brick restoration and infrastructure upgrades. Northbound traffic will detour to Church Street and southbound traffic will detour to Beach Street. Fourth Street...

April 2023Community InfoCulture and LanguageLiteracy and Education
La Importancia de Enseñar a Leer y Escribir Español a sus Hijos
La Importancia de Enseñar a Leer y Escribir Español a sus Hijos

La Importancia de Enseñar a Leer y Escribir Español a sus Hijos

Como padre o madre, usted puede preguntarse si debe leerles a sus hijos en español o en inglés. Es posible que piense que si les lee en español los va a confundir en su aprendizaje del inglés y eso dificultará que aprendan a leer en inglés. También puede pensar que...

Community InfoMarch 2023
FOCOV Beginnings
Beginnings

Beginnings

This paper continues to be a community paper…. remembering beginnings: Before there was a FLINT: Our Community, Our Voice, a back room of Neighborhood Engagement Hub (it was still Salem Housing then), sometime in 2010, 2011, a variety of folks busy in Flint-that...

Community InfoFinancesMarch 2023Parks and Recreation
City of Flint Receives $1M Grant for Development of St. John Street Neighborhood Memorial Park
City of Flint Receives $1M Grant for Development of St. John Street Neighborhood Memorial Park

City of Flint Receives $1M Grant for Development of St. John Street Neighborhood Memorial Park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced recipients of its Michigan Spark Grants recently, awarding $1 million to the City of Flint for development of the St. John Street Neighborhood Memorial Park on Flint’s north side. This grant will support...

Community InfoHealth and SafetyMarch 2023UM-Flint
UM-Flint Physician Assistant Students Help to Launch Free Narcan Vending Machine
UM-Flint Physician Assistant Students Help to Launch Free Narcan Vending Machine

UM-Flint Physician Assistant Students Help to Launch Free Narcan Vending Machine

UM-Flint students Emily Barrie (left), Lauren Allen and Zehra Alghazaly worked with the Genesee Community Health Center to install a Narcan vending machine in Flint. Naloxone, the medication that reverses opioid overdoses and is delivered via the Narcan nasal...

Community InfoFamilyHealth and SafetyJanuary 2023
Genesee Health System Hosts Community Open House for New Children’s Center
Genesee Health System Hosts Community Open House for New Children’s Center

Genesee Health System Hosts Community Open House for New Children’s Center

Genesee Health System (GHS) and the Greater Flint Mental Health Facilities hosted a community open house for the new state-of-the-art Center for Children’s Integrated Services that brings comprehensive care for Flint and Genesee County children to a single...

Community InfoGovernment and VotingJanuary 2023Michigan
Kildee Secures Millions for Mid-Michigan in 2023 Budget
Committee Recommends Committee Assignments to Democratic Caucus, Will Help Shape Democratic Agenda in New Congress

Committee Recommends Committee Assignments to Democratic Caucus, Will Help Shape Democratic Agenda in New Congress

Congressman Dan Kildee will join House Democratic leadership by serving as co-chair of the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee in the 118th Congress. Kildee was nominated to serve in this leadership post by incoming House Democratic Leader Hakeem...

City of FlintCommunity InfoDecember 2022Recognition
IABPF President, Carrie Edwards-Clemons, Receives CFO Designation
Deputy Fire Chief Carrie Edwards-Clemons Retires from Flint Fire Department

Deputy Fire Chief Carrie Edwards-Clemons Retires from Flint Fire Department

Deputy Fire Chief Carrie Edwards-Clemons recently announced her retirement from the Flint Fire Department via a Facebook post. Carrie graduated from the Fire Academy in 1999 and has dutifully served and has risen through the ranks  to the 2nd highest rank in the...

City of FlintCommunity InfoDecember 2022Government and VotingLiteracy and Education
New Leadership Team Likely to Take Shape on Flint Education Board Following Sweep of Four Incumbents
New Leadership Team Likely to Take Shape on Flint Education Board Following Sweep of Four Incumbents

New Leadership Team Likely to Take Shape on Flint Education Board Following Sweep of Four Incumbents

"You don't get to be disciplined; you get to be voted out." – Karen Christian, president, United Teachers of Flint, admonishing the errant behaviors of Flint school board members, Sept. 21, 2022 And so, it came to be in the Nov. 8 general election that four...

City of FlintCommunity InfoNovember 2022
City of Flint Allocates $3.5 Million Toward Redevelopment Costs at Buick City Brownfield Site
City of Flint Allocates $3.5 Million Toward Redevelopment Costs at Buick City Brownfield Site

City of Flint Allocates $3.5 Million Toward Redevelopment Costs at Buick City Brownfield Site

Mott Foundation and others step up to make project a reality. The City of Flint has allocated $3.25 million in ARPA funding towards Ashley Capital’s redevelopment of the Buick City brownfield. The City of Flint administration submitted a resolution to allocate the...

August 2022Community InfoGardeningRecognition
Making Change – Lansing Catholic Diocese Youth in the Meekins’ Gardens
Making Change – Lansing Catholic Diocese Youth in the Meekins’ Gardens

Making Change – Lansing Catholic Diocese Youth in the Meekins’ Gardens

A team of 8 youths and their leader from several different congregations in the Lansing Diocese of the Catholic Church joined Meekins Gardens' work team for about 5 hours to make huge changes on these 10 lots originally developed by Carolyn Meekins and her youth...

April 2022Community InfoGardening
Gardener’s Corners on King June 10 and 11 – Place Your Order For Vegetables & Flowers NOW!
Gardener’s Corners on King June 10 and 11 – Place Your Order For Vegetables & Flowers NOW!

Gardener’s Corners on King June 10 and 11 – Place Your Order For Vegetables & Flowers NOW!

King Avenue PLUS invites you to plan your garden, or your front steps, or your flower beds to choose vegetables and to get great ideas. TWO days for this “work.”  On June 10th, vegetables and flowers will be for sale on East McClellan just off Martin Luther King...

City of FlintCommunity InfoMarch 2022
Governor Whitmer
Governor Whitmer Launches Program for Michigan Homeowners Experiencing Hardships 

Governor Whitmer Launches Program for Michigan Homeowners Experiencing Hardships 

The Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund expected to help over 8,300 homeowners keep their homes Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) have launched a new program to aid homeowners with additional financial support to...

Community InfoFebruary 2022Genesee County
Genesee County Habitat for Humanity receives grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Genesee County Habitat for Humanity receives grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity receives grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity has received a grant of $15,000 from the Community Foundation for Greater Flint’s Arthur L. Tuuri Health Fund to support their Owner-Occupied Critical Home Repair Program. The program provides repair services to over 150...

Community InfoCOVID-19February 2022
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks
Governor Urges Michiganders to Claim Free COVID-19 Tests Shipped directly to you home.

Governor Urges Michiganders to Claim Free COVID-19 Tests Shipped directly to you home.

Gov. Whitmer urged Michiganders to take advantage of the federal government’s free COVID-19 testing program. At-home, rapid COVID-19 tests are available for free at COVIDTests.gov, with every household eligible for four free tests that will be shipped directly to...

City of FlintCommunity InfoNovember 2021
Michael Jordan & Jordan Brand Announce Grant to Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Michael Jordan & Jordan Brand Announce Grant to Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Michael Jordan & Jordan Brand Announce Grant to Community Foundation of Greater Flint

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) announces that it has been selected as an inaugural recipient of a Community Grant from Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand as part of its Black Community Commitment Grant Program. Funding will be dedicated to the...

City of FlintCommunity InfoLiteracy and EducationOctober 2021
Flint Public Library Open @ Courtland Center
Flint Public Library @ Courtland Center Is Open Now… but Closing in November

Flint Public Library @ Courtland Center Is Open Now… but Closing in November

You can browse books and movies, use public computers, research genealogy and use our reference materials. You'll find our temporary location at Courtland Center (4190 E. Court St., Burton). Visitors should use the main entrance (Entrance A) and then look for the...

August 2021Community InfoLiteracy and EducationMott Community College
The Lenore Croudy Family Life Center at Mott Community College To Officially Open August 21, 2021
The Lenore Croudy Family Life Center at Mott Community College To Officially Open August 21, 2021

The Lenore Croudy Family Life Center at Mott Community College To Officially Open August 21, 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 will be a special day for our community as Mott Community College officially opens the doors of the new Lenore Croudy Family Life Center on its main campus in the City of Flint (inside the historic former Woodside Church designed by...