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 The Lego Batman Movie. All films will be screened at Huntington Event Park (300 Johnson St., Saginaw... 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.
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Communities First, Inc.’s 4th annual Movies Under the Stars outdoor summer film series starts on Friday, June 23, 2017 with The Lego Batman Movie on the back lawn of Flint City Hall (1101 S. Saginaw St., Flint).
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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.
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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
Communities First, Inc.’s Culture Shock Program and Flint Institute of Music students, staff and alumni presented Christmas tunes in the month of December. The free pop up performances were locations throughout the Flint area. Stops included: Mass Transportation Authority’s Downtown Transfer... read more
The National Trust for Historic Preservation presented the American Express Aspire Award to Glenn Wilson, President and CEO of the non-profit organization Communities First, Inc. of Flint, Mich. Wilson is one of 11 award winners honored by the National Trust during its 2016 PastForward National... read more