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Children of Flint water crisis make change as environmental activists

WPTV 23 Apr 2024
Sima Gutierrez collects water samples from residents' homes and takes them to the Flint Community Water Lab, where more than 60 high school and college interns have provided free testing for thousands of residents since 2020.
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Letters: Readers on school district bailouts and EPA regs

Detroit news 23 Apr 2024
... crises across numerous communities ... Similarly, Flint Community Schools are grappling with an almost $60 million debt, largely due to chronic underfunding and a significant drop in enrollment.
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In the decade following the water crisis's beginning, Flint's school district has suffered

Detroit Free Press 22 Apr 2024
What it would take to reverse course in Flint Community Schools is unclear ... Leo Robinson II, a community pastor, said Flint needs better mental health supports for students struggling and basic help ...
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Children of Flint water crisis make change as young environmental and health activists

Greenwood Commonwealth 22 Apr 2024
Now the self-described “very shy” teen who rarely spoke up for fear nobody wanted to hear what she had to say collects water samples in people's homes and takes them to the Flint Community Water Lab, ...
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Children of Flint water crisis make changes as activists

Lima Ohio 22 Apr 2024
Now the self-described “very shy” teen who rarely spoke up for fear nobody wanted to hear what she had to say collects water samples in people’s homes and takes them to the Flint Community Water Lab, ...
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Children of Flint Water Crisis Make Change as Environmental and Health Activists

Time Magazine 22 Apr 2024
... samples in people’s homes and takes them to the Flint Community Water Lab, where more than 60 high school and college interns have provided free testing for thousands of residents since 2020.
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Farrah Hassen: A bittersweet Arab American Heritage Month

LA Daily News 20 Apr 2024
Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician, first exposed the Flint, Michigan water crisis ... My community is reeling from the immense pain and horror in Gaza ... other communities to demand a permanent ceasefire.
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5 great mid-Michigan events to plan your summer around

Michigan Live 19 Apr 2024
FLINT, MI – Summer’s almost here, and that means community events, concerts and more fun in the sun ....
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Nonprofit study shows arts and culture sector is alive and ‘thriving’ in Genesee County

The Flushing View 18 Apr 2024
Flint Institute of Arts President and CEO Rodney Lontine said that the Flint Institute of Music is credited as an early adopter of the concept that arts and culture serve as an integral aspect of community well-being.
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Observing Arab American Heritage Month While Tragedy Persists in Gaza

Truth Dig 18 Apr 2024
My community is reeling from the immense pain and horror of an unfolding genocide against the 2.3 million Palestinians of Gaza ... Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician, first exposed the Flint, Michigan water crisis.
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MSU health sciences leader leaving for Georgetown medical school position

Grand Rapids Business Journal 16 Apr 2024
Guskiewicz praised Beauchamp for providing “visionary leadership and execution in expanding our medical footprint in the Flint and Grand Rapids communities.” Most recently, he led the formation of ...
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Kattie Clarke first woman in 20 years promoted to lieutenant in Athens-Clarke police

Athens Banner-Herald 15 Apr 2024
Clark, who joined the department in November 2009, will transfer to the Community Outreach Bureau, a section that handles a variety of services from the mental health outreach team to school resource officers.
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East-side Detroit mural tells community's story

Detroit Free Press 12 Apr 2024
Massey, who grew up in Flint but has lived in Detroit for more than 40 years, used community meetings to decide which stories should be included so as not to impose his vision, he said, but rather to ...
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New Century Chorale bringing love of choral music to Flint area

The Flushing View 11 Apr 2024
FLINTNew Century ... Paul’s Episcopal Church in Flint located at 711 S ... New Century Chorale is a local adult community choir of 35 members bringing the arts to Flint and the surrounding communities.
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In Vino Veritas: There is Truth in Wine Tasting at the FIA

The Flushing View 11 Apr 2024
FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts Museum + ... Funds raised support FIA museum programming and outreach programs for PreK-12 students, as well as the Junior League of Flint and its community partners.
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