CLEAN, AFFORDABLE WATER FOR ALL: Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey
THE MAIN EVENTS OF THE WATER JUSTICE JOURNEY ARE OUTLINED BELOW:
FRIDAY, JULY 3
8:00 AM: Spiritual ritual with a water theme, Underground Railroad Monument (Hart Plaza), led by indigenous Water Women
9:30 AM: Meet-up at Central United Methodist Church, walk to Water Department, and Spirit of Detroit.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Send-off at Spirit of Detroit Statue (send-off is scheduled for 11:00 AM)
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM: Cultural Celebration, Nandi’s Café, 12511 Woodward Ave, Highland Park, MI 48203
4 PM to 5:30 PM: Voices from Highland Park-Town Hall Meeting, at location TBA
9:00 PM Detroit Light Brigade, 9 Mile and Woodard, Ferndale, MI
SUNDAY, JULY 5
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Meet for a Cross County Speak out, Baldwin Center, 212 Baldwin Ave, Pontiac, MI 48342
FRIDAY, JULY 10
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM: Rally for clean, affordable water, Flint City Hall, 1101 S. Saginaw Street, Flint, Michigan 48502. Governor Snyder has been invited for a citizens’ roundtable at the Flint City Hall to meet with residents impacted by water issues as well as water justice groups representing Detroit, Highland Park, and Flint. A delegation of representatives representing these cities will travel to Lansing that day to deliver the message that all of Michigan needs safe and affordable water.
*Start times and meeting places for those who wish to join in as a daily walker will be posted on the PWB website. Those who wish to walk the final leg of the journey are invited to gather at Woodside Church, 1509 Court St. Flint, MI 48503 no later than 9:30 AM on Friday, July 10.
Visit People’s Water Board for updates.