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RAISE IT UP! featured on new Audio Braid Podcast

  FLINT (WJRT) – (09/06/15) – The popularity of podcasts has blown up in the past few years. They’re basicallyFREE radio shows you can subscribe to, and they come in almost every topic under the sun. Some podcasts are like a talk show about current events, others are all about music. Now, two young men…

Co-Founders Lyndava Williams and Natasha Thomas-Jackson accept 2015 Children Champion's Award.

RAISE IT UP! Wins Children’s Champion Award

Winners of the Priority Children’s 2015 Children’s Champion Awards By Ashley G. Terrell for on February 06, 2015 h FLINT, MI —  The 20th Annual Children Champions Awards recognized more than 140 nominees from the Genesee County community, including 80 high school students from 21 local school districts. The event was held at the…


Flint’s all-female poetry slam team goes to national competition

By Kate Wells – Michigan Radio/NPR July 17, 2014 The 17th annual International Youth Poetry Slam festival is in Philadelphia this week. Sapphire Newby, right, practices with a teammate. The white board behind them lists the original poetry that needs to be memorized before theCOMPETITION.   CREDITKATE WELLS / MICHIGAN RADIO Flint is sending a…

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