It’s been 7 years since the city of Flint gained national attention for its water crisis. Since then several cities around the country have identified their own issues with safe, … Read more
Community Science: Training the Next Generation to Protect our Water
It’s been 7 years since the nation first learned about the Flint Water Crisis. In April of 2014 the city of Flint, under emergency management by the state of Michigan, … Read more
May I Borrow a Cup of Water?
Growing up, I’m sure we can all recall a time where our parents would ask to borrow a cup of sugar from our neighbors, or neighbors would ask our parents … Read more
Clean Water Champions: the Women of the Flint Water Crisis
If I can inspire a future generation of strong women who are ethical and who are stubborn…that would be worth it. – Dr Mona Hanna-Attisha, American-Iraqi pediatrician who exposed the … Read more
“All Life is Interrelated”: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Environmental Justice Legacy
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered for his powerful civil rights legacy and his nonviolent protests that inspired half a century of peaceful protest in support of equality. As … Read more
What’s on the Horizon for the Great Lakes in 2018?
The Great Lakes region: vast, iconic, and awe-inspiring. From the largest inland freshwater seas in the world filled with fish, lined with isolated islands and rock cliffs where eagles perch … Read more
We Stand With Flint. Will You Join Us?
It began in April 2014, when an unelected, state-appointed emergency manager tried to cut costs by switching the city’s water source to the local Flint River. But the water from … Read more
Flint Leaders to Congress: We Are Not Disposable People
Anytime you can’t turn on your faucet, it’s a crisis. Anytime people are scared of water, it’s a crisis. Anytime people are questioning their health and what’s happened to them … Read more
City of Flint Needs Our Help
Amidst this Congressional inaction, the federal emergency declaration authorizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide resources and support for Flint expires on August 14, 2016. This means the state … Read more