Communities First, Inc. was selected to receive the Genesee District Library's Partner in Progress Award at their annual brunch in February. The event was full of fun and fellowship as CFI celebrated with other award winners, supporters and community members. The annual brunch began in 2002 to... read more
CFI co-founders Glenn and Essence Wilson were both selected as Next City Vanguards for 2017. They recently attended the conference held in Newcastle, Australia. The program brings together 50 of the top urban leaders from across the world to address challenges faced in the host city.
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World Kindness Day is celebrated on November 13. Kindness Ambassadors from Communities First, Inc. distributed 2,719 treats to 50 locations throughout Genesee and Saginaw Counties. 2017 is the 3rd year CFI has participated and the numbers keep growing!
Jack, 12, helped label and package... read more
Communities First, Inc. has partnered with the Flint Institute of Arts to host the third annual African American Film Series. The series is designed to inspire, inform, empower and entertain attendees. The series kicks off on November 2 at 5:30pm.
“This film series has been instrumental... read more
Glenn Wilson, President/CEO of Communities First, Inc. was selected for the upcoming Vanguard Conference in Newcastle, Australia. The Vanguard conference is a gathering of the top young urban innovators working to make change in cities. Designed to bring together professionals working across... read more
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