Progress Michigan is a first-of-its-kind organization. Our mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable, assists in the promotion of progressive ideas and uses state-of-the-art web based new media to creatively build grassroots support for progressive ideas.

An Activist who Lived her Art

Today, the world is celebrating the life of Maya Angelou, and at Progress Michigan, we are doing the same. Angelou was an artist whose work couldn’t be separated from her courageous activism. She was major writer in large part because she was able to recognize how the specifics of the struggle against racism and sexism…

This Week in Progress

Conservatives in the legislature continued to demonstrate that they don’t trust voters and definitely aren’t interested in our opinions. Also, Bridge Michigan says, you can trust us. Check out Progressive Reads below to find out why. Currently in the land of progress… This week in PM blogging:  Really, Terri Lynn Land! There’s so much to…

Progress Michigan Launches “Really, Terri?” Campaign to Educate Voters on Land’s Policy Positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 14, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Launches “Really, Terri?” Campaign to Educate Voters on Land’s Policy Positions Website and video seek to highlight Land’s silence on important issues LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan launched a website that aims to hold Terri Lynn Land accountable and shed…

Progress Michigan: Voters Want Their Voice to be Heard on Minimum Wage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 13, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan: Voters Want Their Voice to be Heard on Minimum Wage Lawmakers cannot silence public support behind the effort to raise Michigan’s minimum wage LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on lawmakers to let the voters decide when it…

SB934 is a Political Ploy to Silence the Will of Voters, Not About Helping Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org SB934 is a Political Ploy to Silence the Will of Voters, Not About Helping Workers Progressives must rally against political gamesmanship, push for real wage increase MICHIGAN — On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, introduced SB934, a bill…

Over $1.2 Billion of Michigan Food Assistance Goes to Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 8, 2014 Contact: Hugh Madden, (734) 250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Over $1.2 Billion of Michigan Food Assistance Goes to Working Families Department of Human Services responds to Progress Michigan FOIA request  MICHIGAN — The amount of food assistance that went to Michigan citizens reporting earned income in 2013 was $1,244,060,939 according…

Progress Michigan: Summer Internship

Position Summary: Progress Michigan is a first-of-its-kind organization. Our mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable, assists in the promotion of progressive ideas and uses state-of-the-art web based new media to creatively build grassroots support for progressive issues. We are looking for an intelligent and capable intern…