Kids and Education

In The NewsMotivational speaker Travis Thomas, and son of the Halo Burger Founder, returns to Flint for the GearUp for Success summit of 800 Genesee County students.

GearUp for Success reaches more than 800 Genesee County students


In The NewsFlint's unique AmeriCorps program grew from about 25 in 2014 to nearly 200 now and drew the attention of national AmeriCorps Director Chester Spellman.
Feature StoryFlint, MI - Tuesday, February 6, 2018: Junior barbers Cole Stomp, 19, from Davison, and Tony Atlas, 32, from Flint practice on mannequins at the Flint Institute of Barbering.
Feature StoryFlint SOUP  founder Adrian Montague speaks with a patron  at the Flint SOUP event in January 2018 at the Church of the Harvest International  in Flint.
In The NewsClaudnyse Holloman is the new director of the Weiss Child Advocacy Center.

Meet Claudnyse Holloman: Flint's advocate for children


In The NewsBecause of the popularity of last year's first Adventures in Winterland, the event is returning this year on Feb. 10, 2018
In The NewsPorcha Clemons, 27, offers free dance classes for Flint children aged 5 to 19 two days a week.

Stepping up to offer free dance classes to Flint youth


In The NewsThe new $5-million Contemporary Craft Wing is set to open April 21 at the Flint Institute of Arts.

See inside the massive Flint Institute of Arts expansion


Feature StoryDallis Gatlin has served as executive director of Carriage Town Ministries for the better part of a decade.
In The News“With the skills that I've learned with the CNC (manufacturing equipment), I've got three companies who are really interested and ready to hire me on the spot once I finish the program,” says Steve Terry, a student in MCC's Workforce Development Prog
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In The NewsLeon El-Alamin is the founder and executive director of MADE Institute. He uses his own life experiences to help clients build new lives for themselves after being released from prison.

MADE Institute: Building new beginnings after prison


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