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Kaitlin Popielarz: WPD CRC Member Highlight

Wayne State alumna and community activist urges Warriors to join the fight against COVID

"Community organizers have been going to bat for Detroiters long before the coronavirus (COVID-19) hit, but the pandemic has drastically impacted how they do business, said Kaitlin Popielarz ‘20, a recent Wayne State University alumna and community activist. 

As a community action researcher with We The People of Detroit, a grassroots organization that informs, educates and empowers Detroit residents, Popielarz has witnessed the toll shelter-at-home orders take on people without access to clean water. “Wash your hands,” government officials, billboards and ads say. But many can’t."


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