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 email@example.com.
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.
We want you to participate in our virtual book club. Here’s how you can take part.
In this time of social distancing, connect with fellow Bridge readers while discussing a Michigan-focused book.
January 17, 2020 | Amber DeLind
We blew away our all-time record for donations in 2019 thanks to readers who care about impactful, nonpartisan, factual Michigan news. Thank you to all those who trusted us with your time -- and money.