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Learn more about what is happening with Community Education in the following news articles.

Northwestern High School Hosting Back 2 School Extravaganza

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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Community lights torch for Flint Olympian Games

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 grads apply for Flint Promise scholarship

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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Breaking down barriers, lifting up opportunities

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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Teaming Up For Mindfulness

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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AmeriCorps gave LaBria Lane ‘wiggle room’ to hone skills and try new things

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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January 2018 Newsletter

The following newsletter discusses all that Flint Schools have to offer your entire family, including Recycling fun for Flint Community Schools, a message from Superintendent and Crim’s Vice President of Community Impact, Flint Community School updates and more! Click here to view newsletter […]

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Session II Newsletter (2017-18)

The following newsletter discusses all that Flint Schools have to offer your entire family, including Mindfulness in Action, a message from the superintendent and Crim’s Vice President of Community Impact, updates from all Flint Community Schools and more! Click here to view Newsletter […]

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As kids head back to school, Flint moves forward with community education

As the school year begins, change is in the air for some students and staff in Flint, Mich. The district is working with the Crim Fitness Foundation and other partners to expand its new community education initiative to three more elementary schools. A school district with a long and celebrated history of using its public school buildings as […]

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