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One Detroit | U.S. Senator Joe Manchin brings Americans Together listening tour to Detroit Economic Club

United States Senator Joe Manchin visits the Detroit Economic Club as part of a listening tour for Americans Together. Americans Together is a new organization that has created a platform for the middle to connect and empower moderate voices around the country. Their goal is to build a bridge between popular will and political outcomes.

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The Wright Conversations: Benjamin Crump, presented by American Black Journal

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History hosts renowned civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as a part of its “The Wright Conversations” series. The Wright Conversations is a curated collection of events featuring dynamic speakers who address critical topics in the areas of civic engagement, art, history, and culture.

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  • Waves of Change: Meet Milwaukee Water Commons Co-Executive Director Brenda Coley
    on February 23, 2024

    Waves of Change is an online interview series highlighting the diverse faces and perspectives shaping the environmental justice movement throughout the Great Lakes region. This month, we spoke with Brenda Coley, Co-Executive Director of the urban network and non-profit organization Milwaukee Water Commons. Listen to the full interview The group has a Water City agenda that takes an intersectional approach to laying out climate issues and proposed solutions for Wisconsin’s largest city. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Wisconsin’s state fish tops the food chain
    on February 22, 2024

    The long, fast, toothy muskellunge (also known as muskie or musky) is nicknamed the “Fish of 10,000 Casts” due to its notoriously elusive nature. It is the apex predator in all waters where it’s found, known to hide in underwater cover, aggressively ambushing prey. They eat fish almost exclusively, though they have been known to consume just about anything they can swallow including birds, small mammals, and their own kind.    Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Harris announces $5.8 billion for water infrastructure projects, says clean water is a right
    on February 21, 2024

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Tuesday that states will share $5.8 billion in federal funds for water infrastructure projects around the country, paid for by one of its key legislative victories. The new round of funding will help pay for projects nationwide, bringing the total awarded to states for water infrastructure improvements to $22 billion. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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