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Science as Social Change: The Woman who Saved Flint's Children

Presented by The City Club of Cleveland at The City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland OH

Jun 22 2018
Science as Social Change: The Woman who Saved Flint's Children

A conversation with Dr. Hanna-Attisha, author of “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Redemption, and Hope in an American City,” on her fight against environmental injustice, how the residents of Flint have prevailed, and what we can do.

A few years ago, the country watched in horror as the national media descended on Flint, Michigan. A switch in drinking water sources – from Lake Huron and the Detroit River to the Flint River – had caused nearly 100,000 residents to be exposed to dangerous amounts of lead. Those most affected were children whose lead blood levels doubled or, in some cases, tripled after the switch was made, resulting in developmental and behavioral problems.

That research, conducted by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha,

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ADMISSION INFO

$20 City Club members / $35 nonmembers

Contact: 216-621-0082

Email: info@cityclub.org

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LOCATION

The City Club of Cleveland

850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd floor, Cleveland, OH 44114

PARKING INFO

If you’re driving, parking is available immediately west of the City Club building in the Euclid Prospect Gateway Garage. The cost is $10.00 before 4:00 pm and $4.00 after 4:00 pm. Special event pricing does apply. If you are at the city club between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm, bring your ticket with you into the City Club and we will validate your ticket to reduce the cost to $3.00.

Discounted valet parking is available at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel. Bring your ticket in with you to the City Club to receive a discount validation.

Additional, non-discounted downtown parking can be found in the Atrium Garage (645 W. Prospect), Ameritrust Garage (900 W. Prospect), and Gateway Prospect Parking (944/1002 W. Prospect). More parking information can also be found here.

Or, skip the drive and hop on a UH Bike—there’s a station right across the street from the City Club. Use discount code G3TR1D1NG for 30 minutes of free ride time on us.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Price Discounts

Price Options: Discount - Student

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