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RELEASE: Governor Whitmer Appoints Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian as Chief Medical Executive, Thanks Dr. Joneigh Khaldun for Leadership During Pandemic

After serving as the state’s top doctor for over two years, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun has accepted a new career opportunity outside of state government. LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian will serve as chief medical executive for the state of Michigan beginning on Friday, October 1. Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, …

Crime Watch Training and Funding Opportunity

The City of Flint in partnership with the North Flint Neighborhood Action Council (NFNAC) is offering Crime Watch Training for block clubs and neighborhoods within the city. The NFNAC will provide the following in accordance with the timeline and scope described as follows: Select and train two (2) Block Clubs/community groups per ward (20 total) …

Traffic Taming Task Force Advocacy Training

Advocacy Training will take place from 3pm to 5pm on Thursday, Sept. 16 and Sept. 23. The American Heart Association will lead the training. Everything will be done virtually. We will have closed caption available. It will be recorded (with the exception of small group discussions). Michelle and I will host a debrief session in …

Mindful Leadership Training Opportunity for 60 City of Flint Residents

Greetings City of Flint Residents, The Crim Fitness Foundation is delighted to invite you to participate in an upcoming leadership training to support you to develop or deepen skills of mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and compassionate leadership while also building community with other Flint residents. This training is valued at $650, and full scholarships are currently …

Stop Ajax Asphalt Plant – for Flint & Genesee Township, Michigan!

Dear Fellow Neighbors, As you may know, people in Flint are working hard to stop a toxic asphalt plant from being built next to an incinerator that is already causing widespread asthma near thousands of residents. Flint residents are once again facing another environmental injustice. The Coalition to Stop Ajax Asphalt Plant asks everyone who …

Strengthening Small Business

Dear Michigander, Right now, Michigan has an incredible opportunity to make lasting, transformative investments in our families, small businesses, and communities. We can use our $3.5 billion budget surplus and billions in federal aid to revitalize our economy and help small businesses emerge from a once-in-a-century pandemic stronger than ever. I wanted to reach out …

Healthier Homes Pilot

Consumers Energy is rolling out a NEW Healthier Homes Pilot that may be able to assist income qualified customers in the Flint area that have COPD, asthma and/or other health related issues. See attached flyer for more info. Does your organization have the bandwidth to circulate this flyer to your clients and community members, and …

PHOTOS: Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Governor Gilchrist Celebrate Reopening of State to Full Capacity, Highlight the Administration’s Economic Jumpstart Plan

More than nine million vaccines administered as new COVID cases fall to one-year low. LANSING, Mich. – Governor Whitmer and Lt. Governor Gilchrist today celebrated the reopening of state to full capacity at Belle Isle in Detroit and highlighted the administration’s Economic Jumpstart Plan focused on strengthening the economy and putting Michiganders back to work. Starting today, capacity in both indoor and outdoor settings will increase to 100% and …

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