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Join the Michigan Learning Channel for a Week of Code

Students of all ages and skill levels are invited to join the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) for a Week of Code, starting December 6.

The MLC has compiled a list of resources for anyone to try their hand at coding and other computer science activities.

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Join DPTV and the Greater Detroit Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) to celebrate giving.

This year marks 30th anniversary of AFP’s National Philanthropy Day event honoring volunteers, philanthropists, and fundraisers.

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  • You Can’t Beat Climate Change Without Tackling Disinformation
    on December 8, 2021

    By Amy Westervelt, The Nation This story originally appeared in The Nation and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story.   In the past few months, climate disinformation has been making its way into the news more than usual. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Drinking Water News Roundup: Infrastructure funding in Minnesota, Wisconsin, false confidence in Michigan water
    on December 8, 2021

    From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.  Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.  Click on the headline to read the full-story:  Illinois:  Illinois To Receive $1.7 Billion To Replace Lead Pipes—1340 WJOL  Illinois is expected to receive roughly $1.7 billion from the federal infrastructure bill to help address the issue of lead pipes in the state.  Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • More people are worried about the health of the Great Lakes, according to poll
    on December 7, 2021

    By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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