Kids and Education

Feature Story Flint residents Billie Dantzler, Jerimiah Whitehead, and Michell Thompson participated in Flintside’s Community Correspondent Journalism Workshop as a part of our 'On the Ground' story series.

Meet Flintside's Ballenger Highway Community Correspondents


Feature Story More local youth have an expanded opportunity for educational resources and mentorship thanks to the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
Feature Story A wild rice camp teaches the traditional methods of harvesting the ancient grain.

Copper Country initiative emphasizes fresh and local foods


Feature Story “Sometimes, my story may inspire others. I am not ashamed of my journey; it is my testimony,” says Flint native Michell Thompson, pictured in downtown Flint on Nov. 18, 2023.

The strength, resilience, and testimony of Michell Thompson


Feature Story Poet, actor, and author Jerimiah Whitehead smiles confidently outside Totem Books in downtown Flint on Nov. 17, 2023.
Feature Story prek2

Parents weigh in on Pre-K for All