FLINT, MI – Four Democrats vying to be Michigan’s next governor met in Flint, Mich. on Saturday, Aug. 12 evening with messages of hope for the residents who have been affected by the city’s ongoing water crisis. “We need to elect a governor who will give the [Flint water] crisis the attention it demands. This […]
FLINT, MI — Four Democratic candidates for governor of Michigan are expected to participate in a Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, debate at the University of Michigan Flint’s Harding Mott University Center in the Kiva room starting at 5:30 p.m. Candidates Bill Cobbs, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Shri Thanedar and Gretchen Whitmer are set to participate in […]
FLINT, MI — The Flint Genesee Job Corps in partnership with Veterans of Now (VON) and Pay It Forward will be hosting a Community Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the Flint-Genesee Job Corps Center at 2400 N. Saginaw Street in Flint. The event is free to […]
FLINT, MI — As families around the country face the potential loss of local after school programs, children in Flint will have continued access to after school and summer learning opportunities over the coming year, thanks to a $3 million grant announced today by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The grant provides support for YouthQuest, […]
FLINT, MI — Mayor Karen Weaver is challenging recall signatures submitted in hopes to remove her from office. According to the Genesee County Clerk’s Office, Weaver is contesting at least 1,200 of 5,951 signatures certified by Flint City Clerk Inez Brown’s office. Weaver filed paperwork challenging the signatures on July 31, 2017 – The last […]
FLINT, MI – Mayor Karen Weaver and state officials say Flint will have at least four state-run water distribution sites also known as Points of Distribution sites or PODs “indefinitely.” “Flint residents have spoken out,” Weaver said during a July 26, 2017, press conference at Flint City Hall regarding the city’s water crisis. “We’ve talked […]
FLINT, MI — Flint Mayor Karen Weaver will hold a press conference Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in the Flint City Hall lobby at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the future of state-run Point of Distribution Sites (PODS) used to distribute water to Flint residents. According to July 25, 2017 media advisory, Weaver along with local pastors […]
Flint, MI — The Brownell-Holmes Neighborhood Association has teamed up with Leadership NOW’s 2016 cohort to collect school supplies, as part of a partnership to build community and support local students. “Our neighborhood association provides enough supplies for at least 100 students at Brownell and Holmes STEM Academies each fall,” said Jeanette Edwards, President of […]
(Updated with comment from Flint Mayor Karen Weaver) FLINT, MI — City officials have determined that 5,951 of nearly 9,000 signatures submitted to recall Flint Mayor Karen Weaver are valid. Arthur Woodson, the man seeking to remove Weaver from office, turned in nearly 8,848 signatures after canvassing Flint neighborhoods for nearly 60 days with volunteers […]
FLINT, MI – The Valley Area Agency on Aging is hosting the second of four events this summer through their Flint Senior Lives Matter initiative aimed at helping people ages 60 and older navigate through Flint’s water crisis. “We recognized very early on that the seniors in this community were profoundly affected by the water […]