MI Water, MI Future was a series of townhall events discussing pressing issues and topics regarding protecting our michigan watered resources, learning the background and history, where we currently stand, what the future holds, and how you can take action.
Each town hall moderated by Clean Water Action Michigan Legislative and Policy Director Sean McBrearty includes special guest panelists including legislators, experts, and activists along with question and answer sessions from the audience.
Watch video recordings of previous townhalls below, and RSVP to join us for future events.
Be a Clean Water Voter: Voting Rights in the time of COVID: July 30th, 2020. Townhall Video Link.
Zaineb Hussein, Deputy Chief of Staff, Michigan Secretary of State
Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk
Water Infrastructure: Creating Jobs for a Blue Economy: July 16th, 2020. Townhall Video Link.
Representative Sarah Anthony, Michigan State House District 68
Nayyirah Shariff, Flint Rising Executive Director
Elaine Sterrett Isely, West Michigan Environmental Action Council Director of Water Programs
Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action & Clean Water Fund
Climate Change is Water Change: June 25th, 2020. Townhall Video Link
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Michigan's 13th Congressional District
Michelle Deatrick, National Chair DNC Climate Council
Bryan Newland, Bay Mills Indian Community Chairman
Water is a Public Resource: Expanding Public Trust: June 11th, 2020. Townhall Video Link
Representative Rachel Hood, Michigan State House District 76
Dave Dempsey, For The Love Of Water (FLOW) Senior Advisor
Skip Pruss, Former Director of the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth
Water Justice: Water Access and Affordability in Michigan: May 28th, 2020. Townhall Video Link - Transcript & Chat
Congressman Dan Kildee, Michigan's 5th Congressional District
Senator Stephanie Chang, Michigan State Senate District 1
Sylvia Orduño, People's Water Board Coalition Advocate & Community Organizer
No Stricter Than Federal (and How Strict Is Federal?): May 14th, 2020. Townhall Video Link
Representative Laurie Pohutsky, Michigan State House District 19
Representative Jon Hoadley, Michigan State House District 60
Lynn Thorp, Clean Water Action National Campaigns Director
Protecting Our Water and Making Polluters Pay: April 30th, 2020. Townhall Video Link
Senator Jeff Irwin, Michigan State Senate District 18
Representative Yousef Rabhi, Michigan State House District 53
Christy McGillivray, Sierra Club Michigan Political and Legislative Director
James Clift, Deputy Director Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
Peter Manning Deputy Attorney General and Division Chief for Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture