432 Saginaw St
Flint, MI 48502
Featuring Glenn and Essence Wilson of Communities First, Inc.
Learn the basics of a Triple Bottom Line company, which considers its social and environmental impact along with profit. Socially responsible companies often are wildly successful and sustainable. Learn about the approaches and hear from local experts, Glenn and Essence Wilson. They are proving to be most effective at creating a more economically just world, helping people escape poverty, building livelihoods, and achieving economic security and healthy environments for themselves, their families, and their communities.
The mission of Communities First, Inc. is “To promote and provide an improved quality of life for residents of distressed communities through economic development and affordable housing solutions.”
Founded in 2010 by Glenn and Essence Wilson, Communities First, Inc has grown extensively in just a few short years. As Flint natives who are passionate about their hometown, it only made sense to focus their efforts on the Flint area. The combination of their skills with those of a dedicated board of directors has allowed Communities First, Inc. to do great work in the Flint community.