Flint is a overall small town. Has a lot of great qualities: downtown brick streets, old building, elder adventures, support groups, food; flint coney's, old cars, etc.
I grew up in this town for 24 years, people here treats you like family, because its a small town everyone knows everyone. Fashion is a big deal, and also socializing.
As a town people are becoming more aware and sticking together for kids growing up. With a diverse community, jobs being token away more of the small businesses is starting to blossom.
There are some changes that needs made, starting with the city Judicial and government officials. There aren't more of the people representing the residents that actually stayed in the city, there have to be hands on electives that can understand the city struggles. Schools are being closed more often, and the kids are cramped into same buildings together, middle school and elementary with high school kids. Water crisis needs a rapid change.