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Mikesha Loring, Flint’s Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program Manager, has been working hard for years to limit lead exposure for residents in the city.
Now, with a $15,000 grant from Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), she can focus more on outreach. Loring said lead education is really important to her as someone who grew up in Flint and raised her own son here.
“Lead has more of a hazardous effect in children,” she said. “They stay in the child’s system longer than they do adults.”
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