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Flint Resiliency & Environmental Justice Summit

FLINT — Flint Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma Program hosts a free, all day event today (March 28) from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Flint Southwestern Academy, 1420 West 12th Street. Programs feature the best practices and speakers to equip community members and professionals with the tools needed to support the Flint community and provides actionable practices and knowledge for professionals working in education, healthcare and human service agencies. Speakers will cover theory and provide practices implemented in Flint-area organizations. National environmental justice experts have been invited to join area residents in discussions centered on key aspects of environmental justice and public health issues in Flint. Ticket sales end April 3 at 6 p.m. Other details email projectrecast@cityofflint.com or visit: www.facebook.com/ events/2099477353504207/ — P.S.

Kettering history featured

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Lifelong Learning office announces the 2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series. The next program in the line-up is Greg M. Miller who will present on the Kettering University Centennial Celebration on April 26 at 10 a.m. He will provide great insight on 100-year-old history of what began as the Flint School of Automotive Trade in Oct. 14, 1919. This series especially designed for senior citizens but is open to everyone runs through May. Tickets $10 in advance/$20 at the door includes continental breakfast at 9 a.m. prior to each lecture, plus door prizes. To make reservations, call 810- 762-0960. — P.S.

Black Violin

FLINT — Two performances by Black Violin will be held at the Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., April 26 at 8 p.m. and April 27 at 2 p.m. Back by overwhelming demand, Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join to break down cultural barriers. Tickets start at $27, Genesee County Residents save 30 percent. Details/tickets: www.facebook.com/ events/1167359723420277/? — P.S.

NOW to host State Conference, March 29

FLINT — The Flint chapter of the National Organization for Women will host the 2019 NOW State Conference this March 29, at the University of Michigan-Flint campus. This year’s conference, which is open to the public, is “Working Across Our Differences to Make a Stronger Movement.” Registration starts at 8:45 a.m. and lunch will be served. For further information, visit michnow.org. — G.G.

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