Kids and Education

The Blueberry Ambassador 2016-17 Awards Ceremony and Pizza Party at Riverfront Conference Center on May 19, 2017.
EIE Flint Community Schools

Looking for excellence in education? Look right here


Full-time employee Nicole Zepp assembles a Stormy Kromer vest.  Zepp says she has personally utilized almost every program offered at St. Luke's including New Paths, food pantry, employment prep, and the literacy program.
The Amani Program "Children in Harmony" aims to build a lifetime of gender equity and empathy through music and emotional intelligence.

Using music to teach life lessons


Nadia Alamah describes herself as a writer, wanderer and wearer of many hats. She gives artists a stage, creates opportunities for collaboration, and provides spaces for inspiration. 

Nadia Alamah: Putting Flint arts in the spotlight


Flint schools head football coach Chris Wilson played in the NFL before returning to his hometown to coach.
Justin Wetenhall discovered and fell in love with Flint as a student. He moved to the city a month ago and calls his Grand Traverse Neighborhood home The Ivy.

Why I chose Flint: A 24-year-old's perspective


Jonathan Blanchard, a Flint native and Kettering University senior, has developed a unique children's program that focuses on their passion for basketball to teach them STEM skills.
A vendor with his impressive display at the 8th annual Flint Comix Con.

Comic books and culture at Flint Comix Fall Fest


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Growth Mindset Summit returns to Flint today


Volunteers helped a new playground open Tuesday at Hasselbring Senior Center. About 80 percent of the $150,000 funding comes from the Flint Child Health and Development Fund (often called FlintKids.org) and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
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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