Catherine Coleman Flowers working with Duke University on sanitation infrastructure in Lowndes County, Alabama

Video Editing by Claire Alexandre, Duke University Class of 2018

Catherine Coleman Flowers Working with Duke University on Sanitation & Poverty in Lowndes County, AL

Since 2015, Catherine Coleman Flowers, founder of the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise (ACRE), has partnered with the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute and the Nicholas School of the Environment to find solutions for the lack of wastewater infrastructure in Lowndes County, Alabama. Flowers is the Practitioner-in-Residence at the Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI), and works with teams of students, faculty and staff to address the legal, political, and technological issues associated with this problem.