From Crisis to Recovery – Full Report

Attached you will find the results of a Flint Community survey regarding various aspects of water distribution and filtration in the City of Flint. It is 44 pages long, but well worth the read and sharing with your neighborhood groups. A couple of key takeaways is that a fairly large number of residents have little …

Lead and mothers and children. VERY IMPORTANT!

Are you a mother with a child between the ages of 4.5 – 5.5? We need your help! Researchers at Michigan State University are conducting a study to understand the effects of lead on child development and how we can better support children who have been exposed to lead. How do I qualify? Be the …

5th Ward Compstat Meeting

Dear Community Stakeholder, You are formally invited to the 5th ward community compstat meeting which is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 1 p.m. at GCCARD located on 601 N. Saginaw Street. During this meeting, both myself and a Flint Police Community Officer will be discussing crime statistics for the 5th ward of …

Changes at Keep Genesee County Beautiful

A Note to All of My Community Co-Workers, Funders and Friends: It’s hard to believe Keep Genesee County Beautiful is 14 years old. It’s even harder to believe that I have been its first and only director. What a journey it has been and an honor of a lifetime to have worked side by side …

FOCOV Distribution

For those of you who distribute copies of FOCOV, we need a more specific reporting of where you are delivering them. Attached please find a spreadsheet that we request you use when you deliver papers. It is fairly self-explanatory, simply type in the issue (January, February, etc) where indicated. Where you distribute (Barber shop, party …

Habitat for Humanity – Upcoming Resident Leadership Workshops

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity is offering Voice of Women, a series of leadership development workshops focused on leadership presentation skills, collaboration, meeting facilitation and project management. Sessions will be held Mondays 6-8pm from February 26, 2018 through March 26, 2018. Men and women welcome to attend. Food will be available beginning at 5:30pm. For …

You may have missed this morning

If you were not in attendance at FNU this morning here is some of what you missed. Please share with your groups. It’s important stuff! An update on Flint water distribution system from Arcadis Information for help with tax preparation and, an upcoming event from the American Red Cross you or your groups may be …

February Elections

Just a reminder that an election for Flint Neighborhoods United’s positions of Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer will be held during the February meeting of FNU to be held at the Flint Public Library, February 3. Up for election are: Chris Zuwala, Vice President Corey Archambeau, Secretary Treasurer, Chris Frye Corey is running for the unexpired …

You’re Invited to Participate in The Annual Point in Time Count!

Hello Flint Neighborhoods United, My name is Kathrin Schuster. I am currently a BSW Intern at Metro Community Development. We are currently preparing for our upcoming event, The Annual HUD Mandated Point in Time Count. This Count serves as a collaborative effort to assess and count those who are experiencing homelessness in Flint and Genesee …

Business Bootcamp – Coming in February

Community members are invited to attend a free 5-part business boot camp that will give you everything you need to start your own venture. The series is taught by UM-Flint faculty from the School of Management and the College of Arts and Sciences in local community venues at no cost to participants. Topics include vetting …

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