Healthy Communities

A middle school student gets a hands-on education about screen printing through YouthQuest, an after-school and summer program that recently won a $100,000 competitive grant.
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


80sintheHole

Like, totally rad 80s retro party motoring into Flint


Safe and Active Genesee for Everyone works to make it easier for people to live more active lives by ensuring the community is formed around the idea of making activity accessible, safe, and easy.

Some SAGE advice on how to create a healthier community


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


Smiles, handshakes and high fives greet students once a month at both Northwestern and Southwestern.
Urban Safety Corps, Flint River Watchers Press Conference, May 1, 2017
Tony Vu—chef, entrepreneur, musician, Flint booster—stands at the MaMang counter.

MaMang: Vietnamese food for the heart of Flint


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