2021

The Lack of Basic Sanitation in the United States is Solvable
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Catherine Coleman Flowers is the Founder and Director of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice. She was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant in 2020 for her work researching and documenting America’s wastewater failures.

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Have you faced local sanitation issues in the US? We want to hear from you, The Guardian, 2021

Waste: One Woman's Fight Against America's Dirty Secret By Catherine Coleman Flowers

Catherine Coleman Flowers, Class of 2020, MacArthur Foundation

Biden Urged to Back Water Bill in Amid US Worst Crisis in Decades, The Guardian, 2021

The people suffering have to have a seat at the table, Southerly Dec. 2020

At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 By Taylor Branch

Solvable's senior producer is Jocelyn Frank. Research and booking by Lisa Dunn.