On February 7, 2020, Ms. Jeanette Edwards received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th Annual Children’s Champion Breakfast Awards! Flint Community Education team member Jennifer Halliday was proud to have nominated Ms. Edwards for the award. Jennifer met Ms. Edwards as an AmeriCorps VISTA member serving the Flint Community Education Initiative (Flint CEI) […]

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Good Morning TEAM FLINT! This is Day 3 of our District Contingency Plan for COVID-19. Thank you for all of the efforts that you have, individually and collectively, undertaken to execute this plan on behalf of our students and families. The Flint community has a long and storied history of coming together to support one […]

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A good story always has a happy ending – and we’re excited to share this one! Our Community Education Initiative is designed to meet the needs of today’s families, students, and residents and offers key services and resources in Flint, allowing schools to once again become the hub of neighborhoods. This year, Southwestern Classical Academy’s […]

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As we provide sports programming throughout the Flint community, one thing that we have heard is the lack of access to equipment needed for recreational activities.   That is why we are really excited to announce that, with a $150,000 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Flint residents will be able to borrow sports […]

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Media Contact: Theresa Roach Active Communities Manager 810-235-7894 | troach@crim.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Oct. 21   FLINT RESIDENTS SEEK TO SLOW TRAFFIC IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS The Traffic Taming Task Force Launches Flint Driving Change Awareness Campaign   (FLINT, MI) – A group of motivated Flint residents have partnered with Flint Neighborhood United, Neighborhood Engagement […]

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Flint Community School’s Principal Kevelin Jones is one of 25 selected speakers from around the world selected to present at an upcoming Mindful Education Summit. This summit is available for everyone to attend for free online at 8 pm on October 16th and October 20th, 2019. Click Here For Mindfulness Education Summit Kevelin B. Jones […]

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Media Contact: Theresa Roach Active Communities Manager 810-235-7894 | troach@crim.org 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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Hi, I’m Theresa, and I am the Active Communities Manager at the Crim Fitness Foundation. I have found mindfulness to be extremely helpful in both my professional and my personal life. In my professional life, I do a lot of community engagement, a lot of neighborhood work. We do a lot of working with residents […]

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Good Morning America recently ran a piece for Father’s Day, centering on a Community School Coordinator in Philadelphia. We are so grateful to all of our Community School Directors, for doing this same work in our own community and having a powerful influence on the future of our kids. And to all of our fathers, […]

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Holmes STEM Academy boys in the “Boys are Future Men” mentoring program were able to attend a Lansing Lugnuts game. We are so proud of our young men for working towards their goals throughout the school year. We also thank all of the male mentors at Holmes for taking an active role in coaching the […]

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