UM-Flint to Bring Entrepreneurship Workshops to North and East Flint Neighborhoods

Flint, Michigan- January 3, 2017 – The University of Michigan-Flint’s University Outreach will host a kickoff event January 26 to introduce a series of business boot camps to be offered in Flint neighborhoods this winter and spring. For years, University Outreach has offered business workshops at the Innovation Incubator, nicknamed , located on the UM-Flint campus. Now it …

Neighborhood Funding Open House

Learn about funding opportunities from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint – Neighborhoods Small Grants Program and Genesee County Habitat for Humanity Hear about resources for neighborhood projects and from other neighborhood organizations Network with other neighborhood groups

Treehouse Masters TONIGHT!

TONIGHT!!! Treehouse Masters @ 10:00pm on Animal Planet. Pete and the crew give superhero efforts to build a treehouse for the For-Mar Nature Preserve just outside Flint, MI. The 5-platform “nature headquarters” will serve as a positive addition to a community still reeling from the water crisis that began in 2014. Comcast Channel 24 or …

Water Resource Sites Remain Operational on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

FLINT, Mich. – Flint water system customers are reminded that all Community Water Resource Sites will be open during normal hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, according to the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD). Per normal business hours, the sites will be open from noon until 6:00 p.m. Individuals …

Flint ReCAST – Trauma Informed Approaches Informational Training, January 12th and 13th

Flint ReCAST invite Flint area residents & organizations to attend the Trauma-Informed Approaches Informational Training sponsored by SAMHSA NCTIC. The informational training will address Trauma-Informed Approaches in community settings. The training will be held over two sessions on Thursday, January 12th, and Friday, January 13th, at the Berston Fieldhouse. We ask participants to attend one …

Free Filmmaking Workshops Begin Jan 14 at MCC

Free Filmmaking Workshops throughout 2017 Meet, learn from and talk to accomplished media professionals on filmmaking topics. The 3 P’s (Pre-, Production & Post-production) – January 14 – noon-2 p.m.– Saturday – MCC – Mott Memorial Building Media Technology Lab, Terrace Level Script Writing – January 21 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday – MCC – …

Voice of Women

Next week kicks off Voice of Women, a free workshop series providing women in Flint with leaderships skills and a framework to change their neighborhoods and communities. This six-week series provides participants with information and resources to help them take ownership of neighborhood projects and work effectively with residents and community leaders. Voice of Women …

January Update: Choice Neighborhoods

Happy New Year everyone, As mentioned in my last email, we will be holding our final Choice Neighborhoods Planning meeting on Thursday January 12, 2017 (next week!). The flyer for the event is attached. This event will be a celebration of the planning work we have completed over the past two years as well as …

Happy New Year!

Flint Neighborhoods United wishes each and every one of you, along with your family and friends, a very Happy and Safe New Year!

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