In this informational interview series hosted by the Peter White Public Library, community members such as government leaders, economic strategists and healthcare professionals answer questions about pressing issues and concerns facing the Marquette area. Topics include telehealth, the City of Marquette’s response to COVID-19 and the state of the regional economy, to name a few.

Every Tuesday at 9:00 am, an interview will be posted to our website and social media channels – Facebook and Instagram. Please join us as we have a community conversation about the things that matter to you.

September 29, 2020

A Conversation about the Marquette Area Arts Community During COVID-19 with Marquette Arts and Culture Director Tiina Morin

Past Interviews

September 15, 2020

A Conversation About Race with Dr. Jessica Cruz, Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, Northern Michigan University

September 8, 2020

Youth Services at PWPL During COVID-19 with Sarah Rehborg, YS Librarian

August 11, 2020

Homeschooling with Wendy Haehnel, Homeschool, Parent of 5 children

July 21, 2020

Public Education Conversation with Greg Nyen, Superintendent, M.A.R.E.S.A., (Marquette Alger Regional Service Agency)

May 19, 2020

Momversations with Andrea Caron, Marina Dupler, Lane Clark and Natalie Forester

May 5, 2020

Mental Health with Dr. Debra Smith, Psychologist

Mental Health Crisis Resources

Pathways Community Mental Health (906) 225-1181
Dial Help (906) 482-9077
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Warmline (888-773-7753).
Center for Disease Control Mental Health Resources
Project Parachute (Pro Bono Teletherapy for COVID-19 Frontliners)

April 28, 2020

Telehealth with Dr. Jennifer Dehlin,
Singletrack Health
Regional Economy with Amy Clickner ,
Lake Superior Community Partnership

April 21, 2020

City of Marquette Response to COVID-19 with Marquette Mayor Jenna Smith