Community Development

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Essence magazine highlights work of Flint's own Cherisse Bradley


Feature StoryShift and Floradora opened in May in the corner space of the Capitol Theatre.

Downtown Flint seeing dramatic increase in retail businesses


In The NewsSoul Foundry is the brain-child of Flint’s own Ashley Peacock. It is a recording studio crafted by hometown hands and showcasing hometown talent. 

Nationwide debut of Flint musician's 'Revolution' set for Friday


In The NewsChia Morgan founded the annual communitywide Thanksgiving dinner at just 22 years old.
In The NewsDerrick Munson poses with his son Brandon, 6, during Donuts with Dad at Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary School in Flint.

Dads take the lead volunteering at Flint schools


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Old Newsboys getting ready for 94th year


In The NewsAn artist rendering of the new 65,000-square-foot addition to the Murchie Science Building on UM-Flint's campus.
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Flint Water Crisis authors headline Flint Literary Festival


Feature StoryScott Middle School students push a delivery of supplies gifted through the Flint Classroom Supply Fund through the newly reopened school.
In The News"This is the type of experience that shows them and the rest of my club members that they can do anything and they are not restricted because of where they live,” said Tauzarri Robinson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Flint.
In The NewsStudents at Scott Middle School check out the new instruments provided through VH1 Save the Music Foundation.

VH1 Save the Music comes to Scott Middle School in Flint


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Flint sends thank you to Bruno Mars after $1 million gift


Feature StoryBlueberry Ambassadors pose in front of a recreation of the billboard sign that started the Blueberry Movement in 2013.
In The NewsUM-Flint police are celebrating as the first university department in the state to earn top accreditation.
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