Updates

Finding that perfect thing to make home feel like home can be a daunting task. But a partnership with Communities First, Inc. and a local boutique made that job a little easier for residents at Swayze Court Apartments.

Peace Barn, a vintage retail boutique in Downtown Flint, held a pop-up... read more

A project to rehabilitate an abandoned school on Flint’s west side is more than just a planned housing development for Communities First Inc., President Glenn Wilson - It’s a way to preserve childhood memories of a community that once embraced his family during a time of hurt and loss.

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Flint based non-profit, Communities First, Inc. is bringing the popular Movies Under the Stars summer film series to Saginaw!!! The kickoff is scheduled for Friday, July 21, 2017 and the film is Finding Dory. All films will be screened at Huntington Event Park (300 Johnson St., Saginaw - across... read more

Communities First, Inc. has partnered with the PNC Mobile Learning Adventure and the Michigan Masons for a learning and safety event on June 23 from 5pm - 8pm, just before Movies Under the Stars. The festivities will take place on the front lawn of Flint City Hall.

PNC’s Grow Up Great “... read more

The next movie in Communities First, Inc.’s exciting outdoor summer film series is A Bug’s Life, which was the community choice movie this year. On July 28, the movie will be shown on the back lawn of Flint City Hall (1101 S. Saginaw St., Flint).

A Bug’s Life is the third movie in the... read more

On Saturday, May 13, families and individuals of all ages are invited to Communities First, Inc.’s Taste of Culture event. CFI’s arts and cultural outreach program, Culture Shock, has organized this day of exploring cultures from around the world. Admission and all activities are free.

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Friday, March 31, marked the official opening of Swayze Court Apartments. The renovated building and newly constructed building on the site provide 36 affordable apartment units in the downtown Flint area. The $8.3 million project represents a major investment in the Grand Traverse District... read more

Communities First, Inc. has partnered with the Flint Institute of Arts to host an African American Film Series at the Flint Institute of Arts. The series is designed to inspire, inform, empower and entertain attendees. The event kicked off in November and has hosted films in December and... read more

Glenn Wilson, co-founder of Communities First, Inc. was named one of Michigan Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 for 2017. The Michigan Chronicle recognizes African-American professionals who have excelled in their professions, personal lives and community sectors.

Glenn Wilson co-founded... read more

Students and classrooms are typically well stocked on the first day of school. There are dozens of backpack giveaways and school supply drives throughout Genesee County to ensure kids get off to a great start. Unfortunately, by the time the second semester comes around crayons are broken,... read more

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