Posts Tagged ‘flint’

Hugs for Unity in Flint: Our Partnership with Michigan State

For over five years, the Agile Lab team has been donating its time to help civic leaders in Flint, Michigan. Our starting challenge: How could we reduce teenage homicide rates.¬†Below, you can see a video we completed several years ago with the core team that initially came to us for help. Now, the most trained…

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Rebuilding Our Distressed Communities: Lessons From Flint

We have been working with our colleagues at Michigan State University to adapt our agile strategy training to the specific circumstances of distressed communities. These disinvested neighborhoods present particular challenges. The starting point in these communities is different. They face a history of disinvestment that produces long-term scars. Oftentimes, like Flint, whole neighborhoods face trauma,…

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