Our flagship program, the Clean Water Campaign, seeks to amplify the groundswell of public support for clean water issues through storytelling and the arts.
With a deepening commitment to equity, justice, and youth, our programming in 2020 included:
4 featured Interview videos featuring Joe Short of Short’s Brewing Company, Jim Lively of Groundwork, Liz Kirkwood of FLOW, and Ella Skrocki of Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak
10 State of Water podcast episodes featuring Monica Lewis-Patrick of We the People of Detroit, Nayyirah Shariff of Flint Rising, Peter Sinclair, Piper Carter, Peter Madcat Ruth, Stephanie Mills, Rachel Marco-Havens, Sean McBrearty of Clean Water Action – Michigan and Oil & Water Don’t Mix, and Jim Olson of FLOW
An in-depth interview with Senator Gary Peters on clean water issues facing Michiganders
12 virtual or in-person events that we organized or participated in, including Earthwork Harvest Gathering, Water is Life Festival, and the Youth Empowerment Sustainability Summit.
Strong collaboration in the water community as part of advocacy and organizing efforts to Shut Down Line 5, stop water shutoffs, encourage political candidates to take a stand on clean water issues, and more.
An increase in our podcast and online presence, with our programming receiving more than 45,000 views and listens. Thank you for your engagement and help in spreading the word!
Support our ongoing efforts and catch all of our end of year storytelling over on our #Activate2021 page!