Teach-in on Detroit and Flint Water Crises, January 16th, followed by People’s Tribunal, January 23rd – Join Us!

Come join us for a teach-in on the Water Crises in Detroit in Flint on Saturday, January 16th:

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TEACH-IN ON WATER CRISES IN DETROIT AND FLINT

Wayne State University Law School

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Understand the Serious Threats to Quality of Life Caused by Duggan’s Shut-off Policies and Snyder’s Mishandling of Flint Water

10:00 – 10:30a.m. Opening Comments

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The Lead Poisoning Catastrophe: Standing in Solidarity with Flint Citizens

11:30 – 12:15 p.m. The Homrich 9 Trial and Civil Disobedience in the Struggle for Water Affordability

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Mapping the Water Crisis: Documenting Shut-offs and the Racist Targeting of African American Neighborhoods

2:30 – 3:30p.m. What Is a Water Affordability Policy: How Does It Work?

3:30 – 4:00p.m. Demand for Water Affordability: Next Steps and Proposed Legislation

TEACH-IN PRESENTERS AND ORGANIZERS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

Professor Peter Hammer, WSU Law School

Attorney Thomas Stephens

Ms. Tawana Petty

Ms. Julia Cuneo

Ms. Marian Kramer, Michigan Welfare Rights Organization

Rev. Bill Wylie-Kellerman, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Ms. Monica Patrick, We the People of Detroit

Attorney Julie Hurwitz

Ms. Emily Kutil

Prof. Shea Howell

Dr. Gloria House

Organized by Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management (D-REM)

www.D-REM.org

Then come join us for the People’s Tribunal the following Saturday, January 23rd:

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See you there!

#ArrestGovSnyder

4 Comments

  1. More talk! I do hope that more action follows this group meeting. Put something in place and do what is expected. Work the plan. Make demands on the powers that be.

  2. Kathryn Montgomery

    January 8, 2016 at 12:24 pm

    I am planning to attend this teach – in and Peoples’ Tribunal.

  3. Will you be able to stream the event? NYC stands with you!

  4. Definitely plan on attending.

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