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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


Ashley MacDermaid, aka, Ash Tray, races out of the pack past opponent blockers, becoming the lead jammer for the Flint City Derby Girls. The lead jammer can also end scoring against the opposing teams jammer during a two minute round.

Meet the tough girls who roll with Flint City Derby


Sydney McCarley, aka Slim Fast; Veronica VanCleve, aka Van Cleaver; and Grace Seymore, aka Graced Lightning, (left to right) get ready for the start of a jam.
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


Latina Restaurant and Pizzeria is known for its lasagna, pizza and antipasto.

Latina’s, a food family, for Flint families


Located at 1135 W. Bristol Road, customers often opt for a hot cup of joe, too.
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


Smiles, handshakes and high fives greet students once a month at both Northwestern and Southwestern.
 “The sky is the limit when it comes to a career in information technology,”  said Bob Waltenspiel, cofounder of “IT in the D.”
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