Learn more about what is happening with Active Communities in the following news articles.

General Motors Flint Tool And Die, UAW Local 659, Build Benches For Students At Pierce Elementary School

Media Contact: Theresa Roach Active Communities Manager 810-235-7894 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2019   GENERAL MOTORS FLINT TOOL AND DIE, UAW LOCAL 659, BUILD BENCHES FOR STUDENTS AT PIERCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL   (FLINT, MI) – Through a partnership with the Crim Fitness Foundation, skilled tradespeople from General Motors Flint Tool and Die, […]

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America Walks: Safe Systems for Safer Streets

Pilot Program Yields Positive Results America Walks is deeply troubled by the sharp increase in pedestrian fatalities over the last decade. Last year, 6,227 pedestrians were killed. This was up from almost 6,000 in 2017 and the largest number since 1990. Seniors, people of color and low-income individuals are at greatest risk – over twice […]

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The Safe Routes To School Program Is Hitting Swartz Creek Area

The Swartz Creek Board of Education and City Council approved a partnership with the Crim Fitness Foundation to implement the Safe Routes to School program. The Active Communities program department is looking to obtain a $600,000 grant to pay for infrastructure, such as a walkway near Elms Road elementary, crosswalks where needed, and a bridge […]

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Crim Fitness Foundation, Local Cycling Organizations Celebrate National Bicycling Month, Introduce New Flint Cycle Fest

For Immediate Release 10 A.M. Thursday, May 2 Media contact: Andrew Younger, Race Director, Crim Fitness Foundation 810-235-3579 Crim Fitness Foundation, Local Cycling Organizations Celebrate National Bicycling Month, Introduce New Flint Cycle Fest The Crim Fitness Foundation, in collaboration with Social Cycling Flint, Flint River Watershed Coalition, Recycle Bike Shop and other local bicycling and […]

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Neighbors Changing Flint: The First Step Is Yours to Provide Flint Residents With Resources and Tools to Improve Neighborhoods

FLINT, MI – Neighborhood Engagement Hub, Crim Fitness Foundation, Flint Neighborhoods United and several community organizations are working together to host the second annual Neighbors Changing Flint leadership series from 5pm to 8pm Wednesdays February 20 to March 27 at the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, 4119 Saginaw Street in Flint. Neighbors Changing Flint: The First […]

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Flint Residents are Invited to the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Visioning Session Session on Thursday, November 8

(FLINT, MI) – The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) and its partners are wanting to hear the perspective from Flint residents and community members to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism, what progress may already be underway, and the allies that […]

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Crim Receives Grant to Support Safe & Active Communities Work in North Flint

The Crim Fitness Foundation is excited to announce that its Active Communities team has received $49,120 from the Ruth Mott Foundation to support safe and active communities work in north Flint now through April 2019. The grant will support Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design assessments at schools and neighborhood centers, programming and event technical assistance […]

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