University of Michigan students enrolled in Public Policy 456/756 hosted candidates for Wards 1, 2 and 3 of Ann Arbor City Council in an online forum Thursday afternoon. Students asked candidates about transportation, affordable housing and climate change.
Washtenaw County has more than 700 cases of COVID-19 as of this week. While residents who identify as African American or Black make up 12.4 percent of the county population, 48 percent of hospitalized cases are residents who identify as African American or Black.
Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, an organization that works towards improving nonprofits, in partnership with United Way of Washtenaw County, held a virtual conversation about the inequities both in and outside of health care community leaders within Washtenaw County have noticed.
Back in March, the city of Ann Arbor announced a billion-dollar plan to make the city carbon neutral by 2030. Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, the city is committed to ensuring that the plan moves forward.
Several Ann Arbor engineering teachers are aiding a campaign called Operation Face Shield Ann Arbor, using 3D printers to create face shields for medical professionals on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.