What is a Crisis?

How do you define a crisis? What are the ingredients, and how would you measure them?  Is a crisis a singular event, or a series of events? Better yet, what do you think of when you think of a crisis? Is a crisis an event like Hurricane Katrina which rocked...

Surveys in Flint This Summer

This summer, we conducted a sequence of in-depth interviews and contextual surveys with Flint residents and a handful of professional stakeholders in the area whom have been involved in recovery efforts. Through this process, we had the opportunity to learn, both broadly and in very nuanced ways, about people's experiences...

Welcome to the Flint Community Engagement Project website!

Welcome to the *official* launch of The Flint Community Engagement Project! The Flint Community Engagement Project (or simply The Flint Study) is a three-year research project focused on understanding the role of deindustrialization and community disinvestment in influencing health outcomes and political engagement in Flint. The goal of this interdisciplinary...