New report highlights progress and perils facing Flint kids: nutrition, literacy enhanced; poverty still high

February 26, 2020

East Village Magazine By Coner Segren

"The story of Flint in the past decade has largely been a tale of two cities. While the unemployment rate has fallen by more than half since 2010, 69 percent of Flint children under the age of 5 are living in poverty. And that is just one of the many challenges facing families in Genesee County in the wake of the Flint water crisis per a report presented by the Greater Flint Health Coalition at the first “State of Flint Kids” event Feb. 14."


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