Borrow someone else’s story at The Human Library

Borrow someone else’s story at The Human Library

Good books help us ‘lose ourselves’ in the pages of someone else’s story. But they also do something far more profound, according to many studies that evidence the process of reading is transformative. Reading, it seems, has the ability to help us better understand and interact with others, increases our empathy and understanding of things […]

Mobile Food Pantry provides fresh fare and staples throughout September

Mobile Food Pantry provides fresh fare and staples throughout September

Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for September at locations throughout the city. The mobile food pantry stops distribute foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron. Produce expected to be available to families in September includes sweet corn, watermelon, carrots, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant, […]

Flint is recognized as one of Michigan’s most affordable cities to live for renters

Flint is recognized as one of Michigan’s most affordable cities to live for renters

Soaring national rental rates appear to have peaked, according to a recently released report from RENTCafé, a nationwide apartment search website operated by Yardi. Among its findings: Nationally, apartment rents began to lose steam as the peak rental season nears its end. The average rent inched up another $3 in July, reaching $1,469 per month – the slowest month-over-month […]

Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epidemic

Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epidemic

Today, health officials are getting a clearer look at the patterns associated with opioid use through at a ground-breaking statewide assessment, Heralded for its ability to identify and even predict opioid trends, the tool is expected to provide government agencies, lawmakers and local community leaders with information needed to tailor laws, target resources, and design innovative programs to […]