Join our Bridge Lunch Break chat on the state of redistricting in MI
Bridge Michigan invites readers to join us Thursday, May 20 for our latest Bridge Lunch Break discussion. This time, we’ll be talking about Michigan’s redistricting process and where things currently stand.
We’ll be joined by Mariana Martinez, Director of Civic Engagement Initiatives for the Michigan Nonprofit Association and Edward Woods III, Communications and Outreach Director for the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. This hour-long discussion will be moderated by Bridge Capitol reporter Sergio Martínez-Beltrán from 12 to 1 p.m.
Please fill out our Lunch Break registration form to be sent a calendar invitation to the event, including the Zoom link. This registration form also includes an opportunity to submit questions for our guest speakers. Pull up a chair, grab your lunch, and join us for this interesting and interactive discussion.
Bridge’s Lunch Break monthly series focuses on timely topics facing our state. Previous discussions have centered on racial equity in Michigan, the impact of COVID-19 on K-12 education, high water levels in the Great Lakes, the November election, readers’ COVID-19-related questions, Bridge’s coverage plans for 2021, coronavirus vaccine distribution, openness in Michigan government, and COVID-19’s impact on higher education.
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How to join this live Zoom discussion
To be invited to participate in this hour discussion, please complete this form and we’ll send you the link via a Google Calendar invitation to your email inbox. You can also pre-submit your questions to our team on this form.
To learn more about how to join a Zoom meeting, watch this short video below. Zoom is free to use, and you can use the video call function on your computer, tablet or phone, or you can call into the meeting using the conference line function.
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We look forward to talking with you on May 20.
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