Building Blocks: Flint housing experts seek new growth

Building Blocks: Flint housing experts seek new growth

Ravi Yalamanchi has seen hard times in Flint’s neighborhoods. Facing a challenging housing market, Metro Community Development’s CEO for the past 20 years is helping lead the charge to repopulate high-vacancy areas and stimulate revitalization. While the positive movement has been slow, Yalamanchi is hopeful for a citywide rebound. As Metro Community Development promotes home […]

Revving Up Neighborhoods: C.S. Mott investments in local initiatives deliver dividends

Revving Up Neighborhoods: C.S. Mott investments in local initiatives deliver dividends

There was a time when Marie Herron sent her children to class believing the dismissal bell marked the end of their day. With the coming 2016-2017 school year, Herron’s expectations have been raised. Eleven Flint Community Schools will incorporate health, recreation and leadership programs during and after traditional classroom hours. A $2.9 million C. S. […]

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