News Brief: Congressional Art Competition for Flint high schoolers open now
Mar27

News Brief: Congressional Art Competition for Flint high schoolers open now

Flint area high school students are invited to enter the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Art Caucus. Artists may win an opportunity to visit Washington, D.C. and have art displayed in the U.S. Capitol building. “Each year this competition gives us the chance to see beautiful pieces of art that represent the very best of Michigan’s Fifth Congressional District,” said Rep....

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Memorial for New Zealand victims set for 6:30 Tuesday at Flint Islamic Center
Mar18
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News Brief: Challenges, transitions of local news focus of March 26 Flint forum
Mar18

News Brief: Challenges, transitions of local news focus of March 26 Flint forum

The next 2019 Flint Area Public Affairs Forum convenes at 5:30 p.m. Tues., March 26, at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St. With the theme “Have You Heard the News? Local News Sharing in an Age of Media Transition,” the discussion, moderated by Dawn Jones of ABC12, features a panel including media professionals John Counts, news editor of the Flint Journal;  Marjory Raymer, publisher and managing editor of Flintside; and...

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News brief:  Montessori registering students now;  open house Thursday
Mar18

News brief: Montessori registering students now; open house Thursday

Montessori for Flint is now registering students in pre-K through grade 4 for the 2019-2020 school year, and invites parents to an open house 4:30 – 6 p.m., Thursday, March 21, at Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary School, 1518 University Ave. The open house offers a chance to meet teachers, try out Montessori curriculum, and explore classrooms. For more information, call 810-610-7209. To complete your child’s application for school, click...

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News Brief:  Tendaji Talks on white power and privilege kick off March 19
Mar10

News Brief: Tendaji Talks on white power and privilege kick off March 19

The Tendaji Talks, sponsored by Flint’s Neighborhoods Without Borders, kicks off its spring series 6 p.m. March 19 at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St. Named for long-time community leader Tendaji W. Ganges, the series comprises discussions on systemic racism. The focus this season is white power and privilege, and what white people can do to end racism. In four sessions, it features educators and activists Hubert...

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News Brief:  “Neighbors Changing Flint” workshops begin Feb. 20
Feb15

News Brief: “Neighbors Changing Flint” workshops begin Feb. 20

The Neighborhood Engagement Hub announces February and March workshops in its “Neighbors Changing Flint” series, with topics including neighborhood leaders, blight elimination, vacant lot reuse, health, funding and long-term change. Workshops are 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Feb. 20, at the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, 4119 Saginaw St. The schedule is as follows: Feb 20 – Neighborhood Leadership Feb 27 –...

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