Successful Carnival Brings Lead Awareness to Local Residents

Successful Carnival Brings Lead Awareness to Local Residents

August 6, 2018 | Environmental Litigation

Flint Town Carnival Brings community together to discuss water issues

The National Clean Water Collective (NCWC), Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, NorthStar Social Justice Law Group and Darley Hosted a very successful carnival this past Saturday, in an effort to bring cheer, school supplies, water, and awareness to local residents.

The organizers of this event are focused on bringing cheer to the Flint community, all while creating public awareness about legal rights. Author, Actor and Founder of NorthStar Hill Harper will delivered a speech to the public to encourage citizen advocacy and responsibility and provided up-to-date information about their legal options as Flint residents.

However, the main focus of the day was for children and their families to have a great time. Attendees played in bouncy houses, a water slide, carnival games, prize giveaways, and much more.

NCWC’s calculated and relentless approach has attracted influential figures from a diverse range of industries across the nation. Their plan of action provides a comprehensive framework for grassroots action. “We recognize that it is important for us to come together, from politicians to local citizens. As time goes on, the situation in Flint has worsened to where the water pods have closed causing a dire need for us to act now and act quickly,” says the Director of Community Programs of the National Clean Water Collective.

Paul Napoli, Of Counsel to Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, added, “Families with young children are now beginning to see the manifestation of the debilitating side effects of lead exposure. We remain committed to the people of Flint and continue our efforts in bringing a resolution.”

 

Check out some photos from the event:

The event Hosts

About National Clean Water Collective (NCWC)
The National Clean Water Collective (NCWC) is a registered non-profit grassroots organization that has provided nearly $180k worth of vital supplies, nances and support to the residents of Flint, Michigan. They have developed a short-term relief plan that provides immediate assistance and are establishing a network of activists, volunteers, and other organizations around the country to help develop long term solutions for a more sustainable Flint and nation. NCWC’s philosophy is to provide support, build community and find solutions to confront America’s deepening water crisis.

About NorthStar Legal Action Group PC
The NorthStar Law Group is dedicated to seeking justice for individuals and groups who have been wronged and silenced. Through litigation, education and remuneration we work through the court system to restore justice and dignity to those who have been harmed and censored by more powerful institutions. We are stalwart advocates for vulnerable individuals and groups who have been wronged and silenced. Using litigation, we give the wronged voice, justice and agency.

About Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is a national litigation firm providing representation to plaintiffs in class actions and complex commercial litigation, as well as victims of environmental contamination disasters, aviation accidents, defective prescriptions drugs and medical devices, asbestos-related illnesses, and other serious personal injury matters. With their principal offices in New York City and additional offices in California, Delaware, Michigan, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, and affiliates through the United States, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is readily available to clients.

About W.S. Darley & Co. Darley
Since 1908, W.S. Darley & Co. has been a leader in serving the world’s first Responders. We are dedicated to excellence and offer a diverse line of quality products through progressive design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution. We manufacture and design water products that include water treatment, water pressure, water storage and water distribution solutions. Our water systems gained acceptance by Humanitarian, Disaster Response and Military groups around the world.

The Safe Water Box being provided at the event has a minimum three-year shelf life and features environmentally friendly packaging that meets hygienic requirements and protect from UV light and air during storage.

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