Flint Residents Invited to Water Crisis Community Events

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Flint residents invited to meet with water quality and health experts during upcoming water crisis community events

Flint area residents are invited to join experts from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and state and county agencies at an Open House September 17 to hear the latest on the water crisis and the support services available for residents impacted by the crisis. At various exhibits, residents can explore information on different topics and have one-on-one conversations with water quality and public health experts.

Community organizations and residents are invited to a free workshop September 22 on grant opportunities, including helpful tips and best practices for organizations in writing successful grant applications. The workshop is hosted by the University of Michigan-Flint and features experts from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health; the Health Resources and Services Administration; the Administration for Children and Families; the Michigan Office of Minority Health; U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

~ What: Flint Water Open House

   When: Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

   Where: Southwestern Classical Academy   1420 W. 12th St. Flint

Receive the latest information on:

  • Most recent water quality data
  • Ongoing & long-term activities to ensure a safe water supply
  • New & expanded health coverage
  • Health & support services available
     

~ What: Water Course on Community Engagement & Federal Grants 101 Workshop

   When: Thursday, September 22

   Community Engagement: 5-6:15 p.m.

   Federal Grants 101: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

   Where: University of Michigan  Flint Northbank Center  432 N. Saginaw Street, Flint

 

Courtesy: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services   www.hhs.gov/news

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Kristin Moore

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Kristin Moore is the Public Information/Communications Director for the City of Flint. She spent years working as a TV news reporter and anchor in and outside of Michigan. A Flint native, Kristin is excited to now be part of the team working to move Flint forward!
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