Stories tagged: "Keep Going Michigan"


Staff at AWARE prepare to help their community of survivors over a difficult holiday season.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Help Survivors of Violence and Abuse

A strong support system is critical to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This Michigan shelter explains how to be an ally in those situations.

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun gets vaccinated to continue her work in emergency medicine alongside charting Michigan coronavirus policy.
Keep Going Michigan: The Largest Vaccination Campaign in Human History Is Here

The ambitious vaccination campaign will define 2021 as much as the pandemic defined 2020. Here's how Michiganders can do their part.

DETROIT, MI  - DECEMBER 19: A community member signs a nominating petition to help gain Gretchen Whitmer ballot access for Michigan Governor.  (Photo by Ali Lapetina for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Keep Going Michigan: How to Get Your Great Idea on the Ballot

Some of the most powerful changes brought to Michigan law have come from citizen-led petition campaigns getting issues on the ballot. Here's how they did it.

Volunteers load cases of free water into waiting vehicles at a water distribution centre at Salem Lutheran Church in Flint, Michigan, on March 5, 2016.

Flint changed its water source in April of 2014 from treated water sourced from Lake Huron as well as the Detroit River to the Flint River, but city officials allegedly failed to treat with corrosion control. The failure had a series of problems that culminated with lead contamination from aging pipes.
Keep Going Michigan: Here Are Three Human Rights Issues in Michigan That Need Your Help

Basic human rights like access to clean water are protected, first and foremost, by passionate, everyday people.

A woman accepts a package at her door from a masked delivery person. (Photo by Tim Bieber/Getty Images)
Keep Going Michigan: How to Help Your Neighbors with Disabilities

“All of us need help at some point,” says disability advocate Khodr Farhat. And helping a Michigander with disabilities during the pandemic can really make a difference.

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Keep Going Michigan: How to Shape the Future Without Running for Office

Local, county, and state boards and commissions have a lot of potential to impact your community. And many of those boards are selected, not elected.

LEVERING, MICHIGAN - NOVEMBER 28: Patrick Deverney, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, cuts wood at the northern Michigan camp, in Levering, Michigan Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Opponents of an aging oil pipeline that bisects the Straits of Mackinac plan to protest through the winter. 
(Photo by Trevor Bach for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Keep Going Michigan: To Protest During a Pandemic, ‘Bring Your Own Everything’

The cold isn't the only challenge to winter protests in 2021. Being prepared can make all the difference, says activist Bridget Huff.