Empower Flint app

Empower Flint is an app that fills information gaps and provides resources for further information/assistance. The app is available on Google Play Store and App Store for free download. It provides information related to water, food & nutrition, safety information, pets, recent news, a calendar, and other features. http://www.empowerflint.org/. Deployment of technology to assist SNAP eligible families use local food providers to make healthy nutritional decisions. http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2016/new-app-could-benefit-flint-residents-affected-by-lead-water-1/ . http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2016/msu-updates-flint-app-to-provide-more-news-other-information/

Project Information

Type of Project: Other

Target Population:

Start Date: 1/1/15 End Date: 1/1/19

Funding Agency: Michigan State University - College of Arts ad Science Total Funding: $5,000.00

Target Locations: Flint

Principal Investigators: Kami, Silk; Brian Winn; Susi Wlkins; Rick Sadler; Joshua Introne

Lead Institution: Michigan State University - Communication, Media and Information; WKAR, Public Health

Project Partners

Current Community Partners: United Way, HHS ; Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Contact Information

Email: silkk@msu.edu