• Homegrown foundation leader builds bridges, trust in Flint

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    As CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Isaiah Oliver is well known throughout the city. Now as families recover from the water crisis and the pandemic, the foundation and Oliver are building on their reserve of trust and...
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  • Homegrown foundation leader builds bridges, trust in Flint

    Homegrown foundation leader builds bridges, trust in Flint

    1 month ago - By Chron

    FLINT, Mich. - Isaiah Oliver carefully parks his car in the crumbling parking lot of North Flint's Greater Holy Temple Church. The lot at the church was meant for parishioners coming to worship, not 18-wheelers carrying pallets of bottled water.
    But as the city grapples with its water crisis, the church has been one of the main distribution hubs for donated water, food, clothing, and other essential items. That disaster exposed thousands to dangerously high levels of lead in 2014 when an emergency manager switched the city's water source to save money. Officials failed to treat the water...
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