Flint residents expect safer streets to result from $1 million grant

Flint residents expect safer streets to result from $1 million grant

Hamilton Community Health Network has received a  $1 million federal grant to help reduce crime and increase public safety in 1st and 3rd Wards. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, will support the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program and North Flint Revitalization Initiative.The Hamilton Community Health Network, which has been […]

Lessons from Malcolm X made Father Schmitter a champion of diversity, racial tolerance

Lessons from Malcolm X made Father Schmitter a champion of diversity, racial tolerance

Father Phillip Schmitter was born and raised in Mason, Michigan, a predominantly white rural town with a small Hispanic population of Mexican immigrants. He had not had any notable experience with black Americans until after graduating from high school. Then, in 1965, as a young seminary student in Cincinnati, Ohio, Schmitter had an encounter that […]