One vision, many voices and a single aim: Include everyone

One vision, many voices and a single aim: Include everyone

Fostering shared interest in economic development, growth and prosperity is a good idea and a model that TheHUB Flint stands squarely behind. In order for Flint and Genesee County communities to grow, development must be inclusionary of everyone. That’s the premise of the new Forward Together initiative, which aims to create alignment and momentum between […]

Children in Genesee Intermediate School District eligible for summer food assistance

Children in Genesee Intermediate School District eligible for summer food assistance

Children in the Genesee Intermediate School District will have access to well-balanced meals throughout the summer. Those meals will be provided by the 2018 Summer EBT for Children (SEBTC) program, which is funded through a grant from the U.S Department of Agriculture. The program helps WIC-eligible families feed their children nutritious meals during the summer […]

Students use chemistry kits to test water in streams, river; will share results at Flint River GREEN summit

Students use chemistry kits to test water in streams, river; will share results at Flint River GREEN summit

If you’ve seen a group of young people armed with chemistry kits hanging around local streams and the Flint River you may have wondered what in the world was going on. Well, here’s the answer. The young people checking out the water are 6th through 12th graders from Saginaw, Genesee, and Lapeer Counties. They’ve been […]

State, local officials will help community celebrate $15 million, state-of-the-art school

State, local officials will help community celebrate $15 million, state-of-the-art school

A new option for education will bring new opportunity for youth with the opening of Educare Flint, the newly opened school on the campus of Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary. The $15 million, 34,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that will welcome as many as 220 students will also welcome media, state and local dignitaries and other special community guests to […]

Smart Start: Early intervention and support for Flint youth

Smart Start:  Early intervention and support for Flint youth

New investments in early childhood education and intervention is welcome news to educators, healthcare professionals and parents facing lingering challenges associated with Flint’s water crisis. Timing is everything and, particularly, for Flint’s youngest residents, it’s critical, according to health experts who report that children who have been exposed to high levels of lead may face […]

From Hurt to Healing: Doctor leads charge to create healthier future for Flint’s kids

From Hurt to Healing: Doctor leads charge to create healthier future for Flint’s kids

For Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha the work has just begun. Widely celebrated as a heroine for her role in exposing the public health issue stemming from Flint’s lead-contaminated municipal water system, she has entrenched herself in the next stage of providing professional care. “I was just doing my job,” Hanna-Attisha says of her efforts to show […]