World Water Day Keynote Lecture: Monica Lewis-Patrick, We the People of Detroit.
"Mapping the Water Crisis of Unaffordability"
Lewis-Patrick (aka The Water Warrior), is the Co-Founder, President & CEO of We the People of Detroit. She is an active member of the People’s Water Board Coalition, US Human Rights Network, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), and D-REM.org, and was named to the World Water Justice Council in October of 2015.
WWD Theme: Leaving No One Behind - Human Rights: Near & Far
The Keynote lecture will be preceded by the Welcome to Traditional Homelands by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and the Woodland Singers from the Ojibwe and Menominee Nations. The lecture will be followed by an open reception.
World Water Day at Michigan Tech is sponsored by: Great Lakes Research Center, Social Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Forest Resouces and Environmental Science, Sustainable Futures Institute, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Visual & Performing Arts, Western Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Region.
Monday, March 25 at 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Memorial Union Building (MUB), Ballroom
1503 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931