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Despite objections, LGBTQ pride flag will fly over Genesee County buildings

4/29/2021
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MLIVE

Genesee County has changed its anti-discrimination policy to include protections for natural hair, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression and recognized June as LGBTQ Pride Month.

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Genesee County seeing about 150 COVID-19 cases per day

4/1/2021
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WNEM Tv5

Domonique Clemons, the vice chair of the Genesee County Board of Commissioners, is concerned over the steady rise of positive COVID-19 cases in Genesee County.

"We put in a lot of work over this past year. If we stop now all of that work, we did last year is for naught," Clemons said.

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Is your age group most likely to refuse vaccine?

3/16/2021
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Mid-Michigan Now NBC25

FLINT, Mich. - Many young adults in Michigan are not yet eligible for vaccination, but do they want to be?

Genesee County Board of Commissioners Vice Chair Domonique Clemons said some young adults might not be in a hurry when that time comes.

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County Board creates Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

02/18/21
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Flint Township View

The Committee, which was formed following board approval on Feb. 10, follows action taken late last year by the board in declaring racism a public health crisis in Genesee County. Commissioner Domonique Clemons (D-Flint) spearheaded the process to create the ad hoc committee.

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4-H alumnus Domonique Clemons elected to serve as Genesee County Commissioner for 4th District

02/16/2021
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MSU Extension

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New Genesee County committee charged with tackling equity and inclusion issues

02/10/2021
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MLive

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- A new committee created by the county Board of Commissioners will tackle issues related to racial, economic and gender equity in county government by talking to elected officials, staff and community members.

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Mental health millage, 911 surcharge to be placed on May ballot

02/04/21
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Flint Township View

At its Jan. 27 meeting, Genesee County Commissioners approved ballot language for a new Community Mental Health Millage and a 911 surcharge renewal for the Genesee County 911 Central Dispatch.

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Lack of vaccines frustrating Genesee County official

01/20/2021
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WNEM Tv 5

Many counties in mid-Michigan are out of the COVID-19 vaccine and officials in Genesee County say they are at the mercy of the state and federal government.

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County board selects chairman and vice chair for 2021

01/14/2021
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View Newspapers

Commissioner Domonique Clemons was also elected as the Vice-Chairman of the board for 2021. Clemons, who represents the 4th District, was elected to his first term during the Nov. 3 election.

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Grand Blanc Democrat Mark Young to lead Genesee County commissioners in 2021

01/06/2021
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MLive

In addition to Young’s election Wednesday, commissioners elected Domonique Clemons (District 4) as vice chairman of the board. Clemons is among five board members elected for the first time in the November election.

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Genesee County commissioner candidates want appointments on hold until 2021

10/19/2020
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MLive

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- Four candidates in the Nov. 3 election for county Board of Commissioners are asking current commissioners to hold off on making several appointments until a new board is seated in January.

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Primary election results start makeover of Genesee County Board of Commissioners

9/5/2020
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MLive

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- The county Board of Commissioners is about to look a lot different with at least four of the nine positions sure to be filled by a new face in 2021.

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Voters have primary election decisions to make in four Genesee County board districts

8/21/2020
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MLive

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- Three county commissioners are not seeking re-election, and one incumbent has opposition in four contested races on the August primary ballot here.

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Flint celebrates Juneteenth, adopts it as official holiday

6/19/2020
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MLive

FLINT, MI — A Traditional Juneteenth Celebration was held Friday, June 19 in Max Brandon Park followed by a Road to Freedom Motorcade that ended in downtown Flint.

The Juneteenth celebration was organized by DeWaun E. Robinson, leader of Flint’s chapter of Black Lives Matter and featured speakers, activities and voter registration.

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Peaceful protestors at City Hall grieve deaths of Black victims, demand transformation

6/2/2020
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East Village Magazine

A crowd of hundreds, many in masks, gathered on the lawn of Flint City Hall Monday night, the peaceful protest one in a series of weekend protests in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.

State and local politicians and a stream of local activists spoke to a racially mixed crowd holding signs that said “Black Lives Matter,” “No Justice No Peace” and who raised their fists and cheered in support of the speakers.

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Clemons announces candidacy for Genesee County Board of Commissioners

10/24/2019
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Flint Township View

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township resident Domonique Clemons has officially announced his candidacy for the Genesee County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat.

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On the Job: Domonique Clemons

05/06/2019
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Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce

Domonique Clemons knows the importance of a good handshake—a skill he was first introduced to in TeenQuest. According to Clemons, the program also taught him about leadership and standing up for your values. Today, Clemons uses those skills in his role as legislative director for State Representative Alex Garza in the Michigan House of Representatives.

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Clemons named outstanding 4-H alumnus

10/16/2018
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MSU News

Genesee County 4-H alumnus Domonique Clemons, of Flint, is among eight 4-H alumni inducted into the Michigan 4-H Emerald Clover Society in 2018.

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Former MSU student body president says board apology "much overdue" amid Nassar fallout

01/26/2018
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MLive

Former MSU student body president Domonique Clemons, a 2016 alumnus, says Board of Trustees apology "much overdue" amid Nassar fallout after the board's special meeting on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at the administration building on campus in East Lansing.

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Spartans Fight for Flint

03/01/2016
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MSU News

For Clemons, the Flint water crisis hits particularly close to home. He is a Flint native and said that the many connections Michigan State has with the city are a primary reason why backing Flint is a top priority.

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Rape culture change needs legislation

09/27/2015
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Lansing State Journal

Student loan debt, inflating tuition, and college accessibility are among the most prominent issues discussed in the halls of Congress and state legislatures, but a far more concerning problem needs urgent attention: sexual assault on college campuses.

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