On October 27th, Freeman’s Community Education team in partnership with the Howard Estates Tenant Council took over Howard Estate’s main parking lot to host a Trunk or Treat for families. Partners supporting the event included: The Child Care Network, The National Service Accelerator out of the United Way of Genesee County, the FoodBank of Eastern […]

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A special gathering for leadership and learning will take place at Mott Community College’s Regional Technology Center Sept. 26. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., parents, mentors and students will attend the Flint Community Education Initiative’s 2018-2019 “Success Mentoring Kick-off Celebration.” The purpose of the event will be to inform community members about the value […]

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The following is a newsletter from Green School Catalyst Quarterly discussing The Roles of School In Community Health and Resilience. Click to read the newsletter. […]

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The Flint Community Education Initiative hosted a kick-off Wednesday evening for its success mentoring program. The event was held at the Mott Community College Regional Technology Center. The goal was to teach the value of mentoring in schools to community members as a way to get more people involved. “We had parents doing a workshop […]

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With back to school right around the corner, we want to get the school year started out with some excitement with our Back 2 School Extravaganza! Head out to Northwestern High School at G-2138 W. Carpenter Road in Flint, Michigan on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 from 3 to 7 pm where parents and students can engage […]

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The 62nd Greater Flint Olympian Games opened on July 10 to an audience of community members on the lawn of Southwestern Classical Academy. Lighting the torch is the first step before weeks of competition that come to a head in Hamilton, Canada, next month. Click here to read the full article   […]

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More than 300 Flint graduates are taking advantage of a new opportunity that lets them earn their college degrees free of charge through the newly-launched Flint Promise scholarship. In its first year, officials said it was hard to predict how many applications they would receive — but by any measure the number of young people […]

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Located just a few blocks from the Mott Foundation building, the Flint River is a place where significant and symbolic change is beginning to unfold. An ambitious project is currently underway that will transform a two-mile stretch of the maligned waterway into a community gem. This project has hopes of building community strength, open doors […]

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Mindfulness has been suggested as a key intervention that may mitigate the impact of lead exposure during the Flint Water Crisis. On February 1, 2018 the GCMS hosted a Mindfulness in Medicine: Promoting Health, Well-being and Resilience Workshop, bringing together more than 60 local physicians, medical residents, and health and wellness providers from across Flint and […]

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As a member of the Flint FoodCorps, Lane used the gardens as a way of fulfilling her charge to create “a healthy school, where every child is nourished and ready to learn.” She also found support for her work through the school’s community education program, operated by the Crim Fitness Foundation. Kerry Downs, then the community […]

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