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New Flint DDA Director Prioritizes Communication, Parking

Flint, MI—Kiaira May just moved from Detroit to her new home in downtown Flint, but she’s already becoming a fixture on Saginaw Street as the Downtown Development Authority’s interim executive director. “My day is emails, emails, and then after that I have an open door policy,” May said, sitting down in her Church Street office, …

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Flint’s New Downtown Executive Director Focusing on Parking Problems and Developing Strong Relationships

City of Flint names first woman and African American Executive Director of the Downtown Development Authority FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – (06/16/2021) – New stores, restaurants, and living spaces have helped build momentum in Downtown Flint for the last five years or so. Now, as restrictions loosen and popular events return, the city is ready to …

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Flint’s New DDA Director is First African American Woman to Serve in Role

(UPDATE: The story has been updated to note Kiaira May is the first African American woman, not first woman, to hold the role as was previously incorrectly noted by the Flint Downtown Development Authority in an announcement on the move.) FLINT, MI — Flint’s Downtown Development Authority has hired a new executive director and made …

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