Flint, Pontiac win eligibility approval for Opportunity Zone investment initiative

Flint, Pontiac win eligibility approval for Opportunity Zone investment initiative

Flint and Genesee County are among areas in 18 states approved for federal support that could help boost job creation and economic improvement. The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service approved Michigan’s application for Opportunity Zones, communities eligible for tax benefits designed to improve the quality of life for their residents by […]

STRIVE helps at-risk individuals transform their lives

STRIVE helps at-risk individuals transform their lives

Life can be tough for returning citizens and other at-risk individuals. Finding and keeping a job can be hard for many and for those re-entering society, simply learning how to live in a world outside of prison can be daunting. They need help and support. STRIVE is there to help with training that leads to […]

Entrepreneur gains foothold in Flint

Entrepreneur gains foothold in Flint

Kaelin Hurst is a force to be reckoned with. At the tender age of 22, she has already worked for a major public relations firm, on big-name entertainment events, launched Kaelin Ann Co. and produced two sizable events of her own — one in Flint and one in Detroit. All this during, and just after, […]

Neighborhood Engagement Hub helps residents revitalize, restore Flint neighborhoods

Neighborhood Engagement Hub helps residents revitalize, restore Flint neighborhoods

Flint residents are incredibly committed to restoring their neighborhoods. It’s something the Neighborhood Engagement Hub recognizes. The nonprofit organization works to improve the quality of life for communities by working directly with residents and neighborhood organizations, helping them get their projects from the starting point to the finish line. “They have been a part of […]

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