Stories tagged: "stephanie chang"


Trish Villanueva (C) of Seattle holds a sign with the hashtag "stop AAPI hate" during the We Are Not Silent rally organized by the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Coalition Against Hate and Bias in Bellevue, Washington on March 18, 2021. - The shooting rampage in Atlanta by a 21-year-old white man that left six women of Asian origin dead has laid bare the fears of an Asian-American community on edge over a spike in hate crimes because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Michiganders Are Condemning Anti-Asian/Pacific Islander Hate

Brutal anti-Asian American attacks across the country have hit home in Michigan. Now these local women are paving the way for change.

The "Field of Flags" is pictured on the National Mall as the US Capitol Building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. - President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn into office January 20, 2021.
‘History Being Made’: Michigan Reacts to the Biden-Harris Inauguration

A new chapter in American history began Wednesday, Jan. 20, and watching that new beginning brought Michiganders to tears.

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.

Stephanie Chang reflects on the difficulties of 2020, the opportunities it has created for change, and pumpkin pie.
WATCH: How Stephanie Chang Gets It Done, From Fighting for Michigan Water to Baking Pumpkin Pies

State Sen. Stephanie Chang says she sees a lot of Michigan's long-term challenges in sharp focus after 2020, but finds solace in a tough year with her children and pumpkin pie.

Stephanie Chang, Bridget Mary McCormack, Brenda Lawrence, Rashida Tlaib and Laurie Pohutsky.
Michigan’s Five Most Influential Progressive Women Who Will Shape 2021

Those women from Michigan continue to be decisive voices in policy both in Lansing and across the nation. Here are five leading ladies to watch next year.

Police in riot gear dispatched to de-escalate a protest in Detroit. (Photo by Franz Knight)
Michigan Senate Approves Bill Requiring Police Training on Bias and De-escalation: ‘We Must Change This’

The Michigan Senate unanimously passed a bill to minimize the use of force just over a week after the killing of George Floyd.