Food & Water Watch along with director, Liz Miller will be launching a six-month tour of the The Water Front around the Great Lakes. The campaign begins in September and we will be visiting over 20 cities and 40 universities! Some of our stops include:
Duluth, Madison, Chicago, Grand Rapids, Akron, Erie, Buffalo, Minneapolis, D.C. Traverse City, Fort Wayne, Benton Harbor, Tiffin, Pittsburg, Lansing, Green Bay, Gary and more...
Our May screening at Ypsilanti was hosted by a class whose assignment was to organize and host a screening. Representatives from Welfare Rights, The League of Voters, and Eastern Michigan Environmental Action Council were there to help frame the issue.
This screening was accompanied by a panel including blues singer Joe L. Carter, composer of the film's theme song, Maureen Taylor and Miriam Kramer of Welfare Rights, Tom White - the water man from Highland Park, and Councilwoman, Norma Lewis. Bruce Pietrykowski, who runs the Urban and Regional Studies Program, was the host of this emotional evening whee politicians, students, professors, activists and artists came together to screen the film and discuss the situation in Highland Park.