Frequently Asked Questions

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment. It builds an increased awareness and ability to manage oneself, one’s relationships with others, and with their environment.

I am new to mindfulness. How can I learn more?

We welcome anyone interested in learning more to join us at any of our community events and workshops.

Is there a fee to participate in Crim Mindfulness Trainings, Workshops and Events? Do you offer scholarships?

We have free community mindfulness meditation and yoga classes hosted around the Flint area that everyone is welcome to attend. Trainings and Workshops are fee-based. Currently, scholarships are available to support youth and residents in Flint.

How could I help bring mindfulness to my school or business? Can my organization request to have the Crim deliver a training or workshop on site?

The Crim Mindfulness Initiative aims to create more mindful communities. If you are interested in hosting a mindfulness workshop or event, email us at mindfulness@crim.org and share your request.

How can I join the Crim Mindfulness Team?

To see if we have any job openings currently please click here.

Do you need volunteers to support the Crim Mindfulness Initiative?

Our mindfulness program wouldn’t be possible without the support of our community. If you are interested in donating your time, we have developed a volunteer program. Please check out Genesee Services or contact mindfulness@crim.org if you are interested in volunteering.

How can I donate to support the Crim Mindfulness Initiative?

We are so thankful for all of our current supporters, and there is a need to help us continue to grow, and improve our offerings to better support youth and families in Flint. Please designate your donation to mindfulness here. To learn more about specific needs currently on our wishlist, please email mindfulness@crim.org.