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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


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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


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Like, totally rad 80s retro party motoring into Flint


Paints, Chalices & Hues is a quickly expanding Flint-based painting party business started by Tamika Hicks because she didn't want to travel to have fun.

Wine plus paint: A palette pleasing party business blooms in Flint


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


Urban Safety Corps, Flint River Watchers Press Conference, May 1, 2017
 “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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