Hope College holding forum on Flint water crisis

This Jan. 21, 2016 photo shows the water tower at the Flint, Mich., water plant. (Perry Rech/American Red Cross via AP)

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — The Hope College community will gather Monday night to brainstorm ideas to help Flint amid its lead water crisis.

Hope College President John C. Knapp and faculty from a variety of departments will be taking part in the public discussion.

Katlyn Koegel, a Hope College student from Flint Township, will also be involved in the event.

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Panel members will have five minutes to address what their area of study can teach the community about the crisis and how their discipline can fuel the school’s response.

The last 30 minutes of the event will be open for public questions.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Monday at the Maas Center auditorium.

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