UM-Flint early childhood town hall focuses on nutrition and resources

A packed early childhood town hall meeting at UM-Flint helped educators and other professionals who work with children and families in Flint to better understand the serious effects of lead exposure—and to concentrate on providing real solutions to those in need.

Staff of UM-Flint’s Early Childhood Development Center joined around 300 area professionals interested in supporting Flint families affected by lead in the water system. The meeting at Northbank Center was led by a panel of experts in the areas of early childhood education, child and family services, child psychology, pediatrics, school nursing and dietetics.

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