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Nonprofit coalition will work to get underrepresented communities involved in MI redistricting

The Michigan Nonprofit Association said it is working with a coalition to get underrepresented communities in Michigan involved in the redistricting process.

The MNA will work with several groups across the state to help promote racial equity as the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission meets throughout the year to redraw the state's political lines.

There will be training and resources to help communities of color and other communities of interest involved in the process. Communities of Interest are groups that share economic interests or cultural and historical characteristics. It not only means race and ethnicity but also school districts, economic opportunity zones and more.

Read more here.