Jackson Community Forum: Future of Recycling in Jackson County

Are you having trouble recycling glass? Join Nicole Vanderploeg, Program Manager Jackson County Conservation District, Granger Waste Services and Recycling Jackson to discuss the future of recycling in Jackson County. Potential topics include what is currently happening with recycling facilities, what challenges are being faced, and predictions for changes in the industry.

Please contact the Adult Service Department at adultservices@myjdl.com or 517-905-1399 for more information

Jackson Community Forum: Candidate Forum at the Michigan Theatre

Join us for a Candidate Forum for Jackson Mayoral Candidates and Candidates for City Council Ward 4 and Treasurer. The forum will give Jackson voters an opportunity to get to know the candidates running. Each candidate will have a chance to speak and answer moderator questions, and questions submitted by attendees.

The forum is moderated by the League of Women Voters (LWV) using long-standing LWV rules and regulations.

If you have questions, please contact Adult Services at adultservices@myjdl.com or 517-905-1399.

Jackson Community Forum: “Evicted” Jackson Book of the Year

Discuss the City of Jackson Book of the Year, “Evicted” by Matthew Desmond. Desmond received the MacArthur Genius grant, which allowed him to write this book and create a program tracking evictions across the U.S.

This conversation will revolve around urban housing challenges and possible remedies.

About the Discussion Leader: John Hawthorne is a Professor of Sociology at Spring Arbor University and Chair of the City of Jackson Human Relations Commission

Book discussion kits of “Evicted” are available at JDL by reservation.
To learn more, contact Adult Services at adultservices@myjdl.com

Jackson Community Forum: No Neighbor Left Behind

The Jackson Citizens Advisory Council was formed recently to advocate for citizens in order to solve problems and create a more peaceful community. Learn about two recent projects: increased street lighting on the South Side and saving homes from foreclosure. Explore these and other current issues as well as the perspectives of various stakeholders.
The JXN Community Forums are free and open programs to facilitate dialogue about challenging issues of our day. The forums are co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Jackson District Library.
For additional information about this event, please contact Jackson District Library via email at reference@myjdl.com or by phone at (517) 788-4087.