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11.22.2017 -

In Flint, an Avenue Leading to Safety

For decades, the residents of Flint, Michigan have endured high rates of crime alongside devastating unemployment, depopulation and blight—and recently, a severe water crisis on top of that. But the energy and commitment of neighbors, business people and key anchor institutions are transforming the historic University Avenue corridor. Crime there, in turn, has plummeted ...

Genesee County (Flint) Financial Opportunity Center - FOC has a new Facebook (FB) page

Genesee County (Flint) Financial Opportunity Center - FOC has a new Facebook (FB) page. It was time to expand our global network of the Flint FOC and to share how LISC’s financial stability program connects low- to moderate- income families with the financial and labor market mainstream with employment, career services, financial coaching, education, and ...

Hamilton Community Health Network Receives $1 Million Federal Grant to Help Reduce Crime in Flint

Hamilton Community Health Network, lead applicant and fiscal agent, was awarded the Community Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) Planning and Implementation Grant for the North Flint Revitalization Initiative to reduce crime and improve community safety as part of a comprehensive strategy to advance neighborhood revitalization along the northern-most neighborhoods that make up Wards 1 and 3 ...