Communities First, Inc. and The Whiting recently established a partnership to increase equity in performing arts audiences. Together we are reaching out to underserved populations in an effort to broaden access to arts and culture and break down barriers to participation. Their first... read more

On September 26, 2014, Communities First, Inc. celebrated the Grand Opening of Oak Street Senior Apartments. The event was attended by nearly 300 supporters joined in the celebration. It was an exciting day with great weather, food and entertainment!

The event began with a string trio... read more

On April 21, 2014, Communities First, Inc. launched its Green Life Community Education Program in partnership with City of Flint, Genesee Conservation District, Republic Services, and Genesee County Community Action Department.
The goal of this program is to educate Flint residents and... read more

You may have noticed that there has been quite a bit of activity at the Oak School site. Construction is definitely underway! On Friday, November 22nd we invited the public to join us for a Progress Update Tour. Several community members and former students of Oak School came out to see how... read more

September 6th, 2013 marked the Ground Breaking Ceremony for Oak Street Senior Apartments! The event drew nearly 80 people from Federal, State and local agencies, the community and surrounding neighborhood. Former students of Oak School joined us to share their stories and fond memories from... read more

Communities First, Inc. recently underwent a rigorous process to become a Sustainable Performance Institute-HUD Green Accredited Organization. We are the only organization in Michigan and one of only 24 organizations in the country with this accreditation. This designation is as a result of... read more