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REDISTRICTING:

Select local Leagues across the state are ready to present information on the issue of Redistricting to local groups. Please contact us if your group would like a presentation, or you would like to train as a small group presenter.

For more information, contact Linda Hoff at LWVFlintArea@gmail.com

Making Democracy Work 2017

The LWV of the Flint Area is currently accepting nominations for our Making Democracy Work Award.

This award recognizes and celebrates a local community leader + a woman who has envisioned a way to improve the Flint area (Genesee County). The nominee will have, in the League tradition, helped promote democracy and encouraged informed and active participation in government.

To learn more, click here

Poisoned Water Documentary

Here is the link to the recent PBS NOVA documentary Poisoned Water

Flint Water Crisis - Information for the Public

Here is the link to the recent PBS NOVA documentary Poisoned Water

Following are articles of importance regarding the Flint Water Crisis.

Flint Water - State of Michigan:
http://www.michigan.gov/flintwater

Expanded Pre-school Opportunities:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-jVPfGpw_0&feature=youtu.be

Flint Cares:
http://flintcares.com/

Help for Flint Website:
http://www.helpforflint.com/

Videos of Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee (FWICC) Meetings:
https://www.youtube.com/user/GovSnyder/videos

Fighting LEAD Exposure with Nutrition
http://msue.anr.msu.edu/resources/fight_lead_with_nutrition

FEMA Update - Health & Human Services to Lead the Federal Response
http://www.fema.gov/blog/2016-01-19/ground-week-hhs-lead-federal-response-flint?utm_source=hp_promo&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=femagov_hp

Released e-mails from Governor Synder
http://www.michigan.gov/snyder/0,4668,7-277--374050--,00.html

Follow-up Letter to Governor Synder, Commissioner Curtis and Mayor Weaver
http://lwvmi.org/documents/LetttoSnyderreFling4-16.pdf

Letter to Governor Snyder on Flint Water Investigation
http://lwvmi.org/documents/LettFlintWater12-15.pdf

Flint Water Crisis - Advocacy Documents

Information Re: the City of Flint Charter Commission

The League of Women Voters was invited to share comments/recommendations regarding elections for the City of Flint. Our recommendations are included in the link below.

Comments to the Flint Charter Commission