Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village to host Community Forum


Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village (SBEV), 4119 N. Saginaw St., Flint, is hosting a community forum for its upcoming Flint Sports Complex on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 3:30 to 5pm.

Partnering with the Legacy Center Sports Complex and the LEAD Foundation, SBEV invites the community to learn about the new project build, with partial funding from Detroit Lions/NFL Grassroots Foundation. Complimentary fruits, veggies, and tacos will be provided by Flint Fresh Food Hub and Cosmic Burrito food truck. SBEV is holding a raffle to win a flat-screen TV and the winner will be announced at the event’s end. Attendees will have the chance to register for the upcoming fall after-school programming and respond to the 2020 Census.

The event will be live-streamed on the SBEV Facebook page for those unable to attend. SBEV asks that attendees wear a mask and practice social distancing during the event.

For more information about the event, contact Maryum Rasool at (810) 210-2869 or Linnell McKenney at (810) 695-1006. You can also call (810) 893-6098 or email

SBEV serves as a community hub on Flint’s north side by providing youth programming including a number of sports programs, after school tutoring, youth journalism, dance, and art. The Flint Sports Complex will bring the community together through organized sports for youth.



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