Community Development

Feature Story Somas' "ramen kit” allows customers to have restaurant-quality ramen at home.
In The News Civic Park
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.
In The News Dan Duggan (left) and Costa Papista (right) pose with the Bucks’ 2019 MVP, Team Captain Charlie Booth (center).
Feature Story The Creative Hair School of Cosmetology, created in 1999, celebrates 20 years of Black business success, with a dynamic creed and location on Miller Road in Flint.
Feature Story Today, Brenda Brown has a full to-do list for 2020 including authoring another book titled Single Mother Syndrome | By Choice or By Design | An Open Dialogue estimated to be released in May 2020.

Q&A: How author Brenda Brown died — and lived to tell the tale


In The News Charles H. Winfrey is having an open call Wednesday, Dec. 18 to bring to life all 21 characters of his play. Slated for public viewing in February, "The Saints" is a life-inspired retelling of the St. John Street neighborhood.
Feature Story Louie Ray grew up on Flint’s north side, near Martin Luther King Avenue Boulevard and went to Flint Central High School. A few years later he started rapping at age 22.
In The News  By offering low-cost  and innovative designs, Divide Design is able to cater to entrepreneurs, start-ups, and non-profit spaces like the Ferris Wheel downtown and the Lean Rocket Lab in Jackson, MI.
Feature Story La'Asia Johnson, 25, has steeped herself in all-natural skin care, educating customers about natural ingredients and the magic that can happen when you mix them all together.

How one Flint business owner is whipping up essential self-care


In The News The room where the soon-to-open Community Water Lab sits empty. Plans for tearing down its eastern wall to allow resident a look into the lab’s inner work are being considered.

$300,000 raised for Flint Development Center water lab


Feature Story Best Food Forward giveaway Oct. 29 at McMonagle Elementary.

How schools are closing out 2019 with holiday generosity


In The News The Fatima family is just one family that has participated in the bookshelf project as part of The Flint Club's literacy initiative "Books Change Lives."
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