Author Profile

Markie Miller

Markie Miller is a lead organizer and spokesperson for Toledoans for Safe Water and played a key role in drafting and passing the Lake Erie Bill of Rights in 2019. Her work and passion for the Rights of Nature and Community Rights Movements was catalyzed when nearly 500,000 people in and around her community of Toledo, Ohio lost access to clean and safe drinking water for three days in 2014 due to a toxic algal bloom in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Markie is also a volunteer board member of the Ohio and National Community Rights Networks. She is the Foundation and Donor Outreach Assistant for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund.