#Detroit

  • Article: Detroit Schools Turn Off Drinking Water After Discovering Lead and Copper
    Water & Sanitation

    Detroit Schools Turn Off Drinking Water After Discovering Lead and Copper

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 31, 2018

    Public schools in Detroit, Michigan, are notoriously under-resourced. Read more

  • Article: Detroit May Cut Off Water to 17,461 Households If They Don’t Pay Up
    Water & Sanitation

    Detroit May Cut Off Water to 17,461 Households If They Don’t Pay Up

    By David Brand|April 5, 2018

    The UN has already called the water shutdowns “contrary to human rights.” Read more

  • Article: Michigan Judge Dismisses the Most Serious Charge in the US’s First FGM Case
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Judge Dismisses the Most Serious Charge in the US’s First FGM Case

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 16, 2018

    The two doctors at the center of the case are accused of performing FGM on 7-year-old girls. Read more

  • Article: This Site Lets You Turn the Water Back on For Struggling Families
    Water & Sanitation

    This Site Lets You Turn the Water Back on For Struggling Families

    By Gabriella Canal|April 25, 2017

    It’s estimated that one third of the US population won’t be able to afford water bills in just five Read more

  • Article: 2 human rights get spotlight at Democratic Debate: access to water and education
    Water & Sanitation

    2 human rights get spotlight at Democratic Debate: access to water and education

    By Joe McCarthy|March 7, 2016

    “What is more important than the health and wellbeing of the people, particularly children?" Read more

  • Article: Grace Lee Boggs' vision and legacy in post-industrial America
    Citizenship

    Grace Lee Boggs' vision and legacy in post-industrial America

    By Wei Jie Chen|Oct. 29, 2015

    Grace Lee Boggs' activism spanned seven decades and reimagined working class communities in America. Read more