Amber DeLind is membership director at Bridge. Previously, DeLind led the public engagement team at the Center for Michigan, worked as a grant programs consultant for the Michigan Nonprofit Association and completed two years of national service as an AmeriCorps*VISTA and VISTA Leader for Michigan Campus Compact. She earned a B.A. in psychology and women, gender, and social justice from Michigan State University and a master of public administration degree from Grand Valley State University. DeLind is a graduate of the Michigan Political Leadership Program’s 2016 class. She lives in Farmington with her husband and daughter. If you have questions about your Bridge Club membership or how to support Bridge, contact Amber at 734-926-4285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author Mary Doria Russell joined the Bridge team to discuss her historical fiction novel about the 1913 mining strike in Calumet.
Bridge’s bimonthly book club discusses Mary Doria Russell’s “The Women of the Copper Country” on Wednesday. Join us.
If you missed Thursday’s Zoom discussion with two Michigan county clerks on the ins and outs of the November election, watch the recording.
Bridge Capitol reporters Riley Beggin and Jonathan Oosting moderate an online Lunch Break discussion with county and municipal clerks about the ins and outs of the November 3 election. Bridge readers are invited to bring your election-related questions and join the conversation.
If you missed Tuesday’s Zoom discussion with three experts on the impact of rising waters in the Great Lakes, watch the recording.
Environment reporter Kelly House moderates an online Lunch Break discussion with environmental and municipal experts preparing for the impact of high water levels and coastal erosion on Michigan lakefronts. Bridge readers are invited to join the conversation.
It’s time for Bridge’s name and logo to reflect our newsroom’s statewide mission and commitment to the place we call home.
Bridge’s bimonthly book club takes on Mary Doria Russell’s historical fiction novel about a rebellion in the Upper Peninsula’s copper mines.
Bridge was joined by author Kevin Boyle and by Daniel Baxter for an engaging discussion of 2004’s National Book Award winner for nonfiction.
Kevin Boyle and Daniel Baxter, who owns the former Sweet home, will join the book club’s live discussion on Aug. 26.
If you missed Tuesday’s talk on what’s in store for schools in the fall, watch our chat with two Michigan educators.
Senior Writer Ron French will moderate an online Lunch Break discussion with Michigan educators working to ensure a safe education environment in their districts this fall. Bridge readers are invited to join the conversation.
Watch the recording of Tuesday’s Bridge reader discussion and learn the topic of August’s reader chat.
Reporter Riley Beggin will moderate an online discussion with two Michigan experts. Bridge readers are invited to participate in this free online event July 28.
Author Kevin Boyle will join Bridge readers for our discussion on Aug. 26.
June 24, 2020 | Amber DeLind
2020 has given us a lot to talk about. Help us choose what to tackle first.
Share your suggestions for future Michigan-focused books and watch the June book club video of our conversation with Bridgett M. Davis, author of “The World According to Fannie Davis.”
Be sure to register to participate in Friday's Bridge book club discussion on Zoom.
Here’s how you can get a book and join our Michigan book club discussion on June 12.