Cities in Crisis
- Disaster & Emergency
- Public Budgets & Taxes
- State & Local Government
Flint, Michigan has been in crisis since 2014, plagued with unsafe drinking water and a local government in debt. Thankfully nonprofits came to the rescue, donating millions of dollars and hundreds of hours to help in the long process of bringing clean water back. Professor Davia Cox Downey tells the story of two Michigan cities in crisis, how each benefited from the help of nonprofits, and what still needs to be done to restore trust in the local government.
Check out her OpEd with Sarah Reckhow and Joshua Sapotichne in The Washington Post