Stateside: Flint water crisis settlement; talking to kids about COVID; comedian on "men to avoid"
Today on Stateside, we hear from one of the attorneys who helped negotiate a groundbreaking $600 million settlement between the state of Michigan and Flint residents impacted by the water crisis. Then, as school starts up in both virtual and in-person formats, advice for how to talk to kids about the uncertain year ahead. And we meet a comedienne and author who dismantles mansplaining and affiliated acts of conversation fail.
Listen to the full show above or find individual interviews below.
Michigan reaches $600M settlement in Flint water crisis
- Michael Pitt is one of the attorneys representing the community of Flint in negotiations with the state of Michigan.
How to help kids deal with the uncertain school year ahead
- Alison Miller is a developmental psychologist and associate professor with the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. She studies risk and resiliency in children and families.
- Nicole Tersigni is a metro Detroit-based comedian and author of the book Men to Avoid in Art and Life.