What the Eyes Don’t See

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 6 pm to 8 pm

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A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City (Flint, MI)

Panel Presentation and Book Discussion

The book chronicles the Flint Water Crisis and its impact on local residents, especially children. The panel will examine three key aspects of the water crisis.

Michigan Humanities Council choice for the 2019-20 Great Michigan Read

Location: Portage Lake District Public Library Community Room, Houghton
Cost: FREE. Open to the community

6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, January 23

6:00-6:45 pm  Panel Presentation and Discussion

  • Drinking Water Treatment - Dr. Daisuke Minakata, Michigan Tech Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Justice – Dr. Angie Carter, Energy and Environment, Michigan Tech Department of Social Sciences
  • Public Health – Tanya Rule, Environmental Health Director, Western UP Health Department

7:00-7:45 pm  Book Discussion in Small Groups

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Co-sponsored by the Michigan Tech Center for Science and Environmental Outreach, Western UP MiSTEM Network, and the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative with funding from the Michigan Humanities Council.

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