The Flint Registry is a project that connects people to services and programs to promote health and wellness and helps understand how the Flint water crisis has affected the Flint community. The Flint Registry is for anyone who was exposed to lead-contaminated water in the City of Flint because they lived, worked, attended school or daycare between April 25, 2014, and October 15, 2015, at any address serviced by the Flint water system.
On May 18, 2016 attorneys with the NAACP filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the people and businesses affected by the failure to provide safe drinking water to the city of Flint, Michigan.
A 2018 report from the Network for Public Health Law, the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and the de Beaumont Foundation details how failures in the legal structure of public health, safe drinking water, and emergency manager laws failed to mitigate the Flint water crisis. Along with key findings, the report provides recommendations to help prevent similar crises from happening in other communities.
Open Data Flint serves as a central location for housing Flint-based data gathered from academic institutions, local organizations, and federal agencies to encourage a healthier and informed community. The data are made available to researchers, policy makers, general public, and others interested in Flint.