What should the City of Kalamazoo do with $38M?
The City of Kalamazoo started a 30-day comment period to get resident opinions on how they should spend over $38M in federal stimulus funding from the American Rescue Plan (ARP). PMN created a survey, to get new ideas out and foster community discussion around this topic. Please take a look at the results.
Kalamazoo River pollution creates hazards for water recreation
In October of 2019, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy opened the spill gates of Morrow Dam to make urgent repairs. These spills gates were open for over a year, and released 400,000 cubic yards of sediment into the Kalamazoo River. Today, the sediment is still effecting wildlife, and creating hazards for water recreation.
Read and Write Kalamazoo: Our Voices Project
Public Media Network partnered with Read and Write Kalamazoo to bring a journalism workshop to middle and high school-aged students.
Arts Council Summer events are back in-person
The arts are a big part of Kalamazoo, and by making a reappearance Downtown, these events are making it feel like Kalamazoo has finally begun coming out on the other side of this pandemic.
Image courtesy of the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo
Seeking justice and safety after a sexual assault: Outlining the process
When someone finds themselves in a situation where they have been sexually assaulted, the first 24-hours are critical, Glynn says. It's important to know what to do, and what your options are. The YWCA Kalamazoo has plenty of resources available for survivors of sexual assault, many of which are discussed below, but for more information please visit their website.
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