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ADVOCACY — EQMI is an LGBTQ + advocacy and victim advocate services organization nonprofit that is based in lower Michigan that advocates for the rights of LGBTQ + individuals and communities as well as providing victim services. Mandy Bonesteel is the current rural outreach coordinator based in the U.P. and is working to provide these services to community members.

Equality Michigan raises awareness for LGBTQ+, victim advocate services in U.P.

Madoline Plattenberg March 13, 2023

Mandy Bonesteel, a graduate administrative assistant at NMU’s Center for Student Enrichment and first-year master’s candidate public administration major, is the first rural outreach coordinator in...

Event co-organizer Mandy Bonesteel shows off her forest spirit themed masquerade outfit.

Holiday Masquerade Ball raises funds for Families Against Narcotics

Madoline Plattenberg December 9, 2022

The Student Leader Fellowship Program hosted a Holiday Masquerade Ball Fundraiser on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. to raise funds for Families Against Narcotics Marquette, a community nonprofit...

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