FLINT, MI — Kids in a Flint neighborhood put a Genesee County Sheriff Office deputy’s RipStik skills to the test on June 30, 2017 – And he did it like a “boss.” “He saw the kids in the neighborhood riding and stopped and (asked) the kids would they laugh at him iif he fell,” said […]
FLINT, MI — Glenn Wilson, President/CEO of Communities First, Inc. was recently elected to the role of board chair for the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM). Prior to becoming board chair, he served as a board member and secretary for the statewide organization.  Glenn’s experience in real estate development, entrepreneurship, leadership, non profit […]
FLINT, MI – The inaugural Flint Literary Festival will be July 21-22 and feature several noted authors with Flint roots who have achieved critical and commercial success with their writing. Hosted at the Flint Public Library, the literary festival will also include panel discussions, a reading room, a book fair, and an After-Hours Open Mic […]
FLINT, MI — For the past nine years, University Outreach has offered business workshops at the Innovation Incubator, a free co-working space nicknamed [IN], located in the Northbank Center on the UM-Flint campus. Now it is taking IN on the Road, a 5-session workshop series, to convenient neighborhood locations across Flint so more community members […]
FLINT, MI – Jorain Hardman needed a new start. She had overcome a number of obstacles including a drug addiction and was ready to get her life on track. “I was in a…homeless program,” said Hardman, now a resident at Swayze Court Apartments. “I literally lived 100 feet down the street from the building here. […]
FLINT, MI – Looking for something to send a chill down your spine this weekend? Look no further than the Flint Farmers’ Market. The Flint Horror Collective is hosting the April Ghoul’s Day event with more than 20 authors on April 1 from noon until 4 p.m. in the Flint Farmers’ Market Community Room. The […]
FLINT, MI — It is authentic. It is strong, filled with talent, and inspiring generation after generation of artists. It is home to the African American story in the African American voice. It is the “New” McCree Theatre, located on the northside of Flint, and it is unlike any other in the state of Michigan. […]
FLINT, Michigan—D.J. Dye sits on the edge of the stage at one end of the gymnasium dressed in a jacket, sock hat and pajamas. The 3-year-old seems content, even happy, to be here. He is seated next to his father, Troy George, 23, of Flint, and some of his dad’s friends. He is never left […]