Community Development

Feature Story Diener was formally introduced to Flint’s downtown scene as a teen when he and his brother played a gig at the Flint Local 432. In later years, as Diener toured the world playing in various bands, Flint still captured his imagination.
In The News Flint community leaders dig into the ceremonial plot of dirt to the usher in the construction of Kettering University's Learning Commons.
Feature Story Every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Flint Fresh brings a large offering of perishable goods that SBEV families and the greater public can purchase at a discounted price.

Pilot program brings fresh produce directly to Flint's food desert


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In The News The GCI building is host to several facilities designed to imitate real-world work environments. The GCI conference center sits next to the restaurant where visitors and staff can purchase food cooked by students.

Students get a taste of what Genesee Career Institute has to offer


Feature Story In the face of the city’s population decline, Flint leaders and businesses are coming together to make sure everyone is informed and gets counted.
In The News Gift of Life presented the HRSA Gold Award to Hurley Medical Center for their work on adding over 300 people to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry
In The News January 25 panel featured resident Inez Taylor, Councilman Maurice Davis, Pastor McCathern, and Hidden Park adopter Linn Aikens.

On the Ground panel discussion: Civic Park is a story far from over


Feature Story Senior Angelina Marin smiles as she walks through a virtual rendition of the Great Wall of China.
Feature Story The #waterislife mural on the side of Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York.

The sisterhood behind Flint’s bottled fence


In The News GCI welding student and Flushing High School senior, Luke Kenrick, practices his welding technique.
Feature Story Boys and Girls Club members express themselves with paint in the Art Room during the summer of 2019.
Feature Story Somas' "ramen kit” allows customers to have restaurant-quality ramen at home.
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Feature Story A 2018 5-year American Community Survey, found that approximately 3, 213 of Flint residents identified as having a hearing difficulty.

ASL advocate helps residents connect to Flint’s silent community


In The News Costa Papista holds up the Bucks' hard-earned USL League Two Championship trophy as Bucks team members celebrate the victory last year.
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