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Nadia Alamah describes herself as a writer, wanderer and wearer of many hats. She gives artists a stage, creates opportunities for collaboration, and provides spaces for inspiration. 

Nadia Alamah: Putting Flint arts in the spotlight


Flint schools head football coach Chris Wilson played in the NFL before returning to his hometown to coach.
  There is an inherent emotional reaction to this river, an integral part of the city and of our childhoods. And, yet, it still remains unknown by so many of us—and misunderstood by much of the world.  
Crystal Pepperdine, executive director of Flint Handmade, says: “Creativity is one of the things that make people, people.”
The 2017 class of Diplomat Fellows pose with CEO Phil Hagerman.
 Food insecurity is a pervasive issue across the United States—one that has become an even more critical need in Flint in the wake of the water crisis. 
Local agencies now are recruiting to fill more than 80 paid AmeriCorps positions in the Flint area.

AmeriCorps looks to hire 80 for Flint programs


Chris Szumowicz found his second home for Wildroot Coffee at Woodside Church, remaining in the college and cultural neighborhood.

Wildroot Coffee finds second home at Woodside Church


Flint Community Schools athletic director Jamie Foster shows off the look of the new unified Flint sports teams—which will be called the Jaguars.

Flint schools sports teams are now the Jaguars


An example of a large farmer's pick box available for home delivery in Flint. Cost: $30.
Nursing students at the University of Michigan-Flint pose in the state-of-the-art simulation lab. The nursing program will expand almost 50 percent in January.

UM-Flint School of Nursing grows almost 50 percent


The Renegades provide an entry-level opportunity into the steel drum band, while the Jumbie's are a more advanced, performance level.

Check out these Flint kids rocking the steel drum world


Owner Mike Herriman took over the family business from his father and now is joined by two sons and one grandson.

Building family, cars and community at Vern's


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