Mayor’s Town Hall

Media Advisory After a summer hiatus Mayor Karen Weaver is excited to resume her monthly town hall meetings. Next Tuesday, Flint residents are invited to hear firsthand from the Mayor and other city leaders about projects, plans and developments involving the City of Flint. The FAST Start lead-tainted pipe replacement initiative, Staffing for Adequate Fire …

General McDaniels Presentation

General McDaniels provided an in depth presentation for the Flint Water Recovery Group on Thursday, September 15, 2016.  Mr. Lasher graciously decided that this information was too important not to record and share.  The following video contains valuable information on what has happened and what we can expect in the near future.

Fenton Road Clean Up effort

Donate old or unused paint to Neighborhood Clean-Up Project on Fenton Road, Sunday, October 2, 2016. Will pick up paint! Call Tony at 810-336-1134. Tony is the organizer and owner of Krystal Jo’s Diner, 3616 Fenton Road. Drop by for one of their famous hamburgers!

NEWS RELEASE: 2nd Ward Water Resource Site Closed on Thursday

FLINT, Mich. – The Community Water Resource Site at the St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 22, due to a funeral, according to the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD). The 2nd ward location will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, and reopen at noon …

Blight Elimination and Vacant Lot Reuse Training

Hello Everyone, I hope the final weeks of summer are finding everyone well! Building upon the tremendous response that we received from Grassroot Rising, Genesee County Habitat for Humanity has partnered with the Center for Community Progress to provide training to grassroots leaders hoping to tackle issues of community blight and vacant lot reuse in …

International Peace Day and Unity March Celebration

I would like to invite you to our International Peace Day and Unity March Celebration on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at The University of Michigan-Flint. This year, The Genesee County Committee for Community Peace (The Peace Committee) is collaborating with The Flint Genesee Job Corps Center, WOW Outreach, Genesee Health System and The University of …

Message from the Genesee Health System

DVD development is coming right along! Please remember our next meeting is scheduled right after the Communications meeting on Thursday, September, 22, 2016 from 10:45 am – 12 pm at 3216 M. L. King Blvd., Flint, MI. Call in will not be an option due to set up. See attached agenda, meeting notes, and 1st …

Habitat for Humanity Job Openings

In addition to the AmeriCorps service positions posted previously, Habitat for Humanity now has a number of full-time staff positions available. Full job postings are attached. The positions range from working in our ReStore and Home Repair Programs to working with community members and grassroots groups in our Neighborhood Services Program. For more information about …

Flint Cares: For Your Information

1. Informative Article: How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis Authors Jacob Abernethy and Eric Schwartz state, “The water crisis in Flint, Michigan highlights a number of serious problems: a public health outbreak, inadequate urban infrastructure, environmental injustice and political failures. But when it comes to recovery, the …

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