FLINT, MI — High school seniors in the Class of 2018 can soon apply for the Flint Promise (#flintpromise) scholarship, beginning March 1. To prepare students and parents for registration, a town hall meeting was held Jan. 27, 2018  highlighting how the new scholarship program will work. “We’re excited to launch Flint Promise with the […]
FLINT, MI – Whether you want to get your finances in order or bring a business idea to fruition, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce offers the resources to help make your goals a reality. In 2018, the Chamber will provide more than 60 workshops and seminars that are relevant to a variety of […]
Tiara Darisaw, 13, has already found a sweet spot with intertwining her love of politics and impacting the Flint community. In the midst of issues plaguing the city of Flint with the water crisis, Darisaw, a student at Flushing Middle School was inspired to develop her own organization she calls “Children for Flint.” It will […]
FLINT, MI — Coming from a legacy of community outreach that her parents planted in her as a child, Chia Morgan has since dedicated herself to serve the city of Flint in any way she can. Morgan, 31, who graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2011, later […]
FLINT, MI – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $211,750 from several organizations and individual donors in support of afterschool programming, teen employment and efforts to assist young people in Genesee County. The grantors and donors include: Joybox Express, $100,000 (YouthQuest) Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions, $50,000 (Opportunity […]
FLINT — Organizers of a free Thanksgiving holiday event are making preparations to feed hundreds of needy families in the Flint area. Blessed to Be Blessing, in its ninth year, will take place Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Center for Hope located at 517 E. Fifth Street in Flint. The event features […]
FLINT, MI — After watching political tensions in Flint including the city’s controversial trash dispute and a mayor recall effort, Ira Dorsey who is known for his work with Flint’s Dayton Family said it was time for the community to step up. The rapper used his lyrical skills to shed light on Flint’s water crisis […]
Flint, MI – Communities First, Inc. has partnered with the Flint Institute of Arts to host the third annual African American Film Series. The series is designed to inspire, inform, empower and entertain attendees.  The series kicks off on November 2 at 5:30 pm. “This film series has been instrumental in opening up a dialogue […]
DETROIT, MI – Local activists and Flint citizens gathered at the Cobo Center on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 to share their stories of healing from the Flint water crisis. Ten speakers participated in a panel titled Making Waves: The Flint Healing Stories on the first day of the convention. Panelists included Gwendolyn […]
FLINT, MI — Organizers of a Halloween event are doing this year’s ghoulish holiday with a twist. Instead of focusing on the Halloween tradition of giving out candy to trick or treaters, they will be giving out personal care items and a free meal to the community.  The free event, Trunk or Treat for a […]