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Beyond Fields and Factories: Black/Land returns to Flint, MI March 29-31, 2012.

The Black/Land Project will return toFlint, Michigan inMarch 2012 to offer two sessions of Black/Land Conversations:

Beyond Fields and Factories: Imagining a New Flint

In February, Black/Land conducted interviews in African-American communities in Flint.  In March, Black/Land founder Mistinguette Smith will returnwith a short presentation comparingpatterns in black people’s relationships to land and place in Flint to patterns found in other black communities in theGreat Lakes area. She will then facilitate a workshop to develop black Flintonians’ vision for land use and cultivating sense of place in Flint, with an emphasis on the North Side.

Please join us. You are an important part of this story!

The events are free, but seating is limited and reservations are required.

Reserve your seat now. Email  indicating the date/location you will attend.

As Flintonians prepare to  reshape their city with a new municipal master plan, these workshops offer a place to get involved in deciding what relationships to land and place areimportant to you and your community.