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.

Progress Michigan Statement on Governor Snyder’s Continued Discrimination Against LGBT Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 26, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Governor Snyder’s Continued Discrimination Against LGBT Families MICHIGAN — Following the ruling of a federal judge striking down Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriages, four county clerks issued licenses to loving same-sex couples. However, Attorney General Bill Schuette…

Progress Michigan To Lawmakers: Why Stop Drug Testing at Poor People?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 26, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan To Lawmakers: Why Stop Drug Testing at Poor People? Lawmakers want to save money, and should be part of drug testing dragnet  LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan made rounds at the Capitol Building and legislative offices to hand out urine…

Progress Michigan Responds to Allegations of Nepotism for Governor’s Cousin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 25, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Responds to Allegations of Nepotism for Governor’s Cousin MICHIGAN — Today it was reported that Gov. Snyder’s office made a deal to protect the state’s contract with his cousin’s furniture business during the 2011 budget process. Documents show…

Progress Michigan Applauds Gay Marriage Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 21, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Applauds Gay Marriage Ruling MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan praised the ruling by U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman to strike down Michigan’s gay marriage ban. The decision comes after a circus-like trial where Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill…

Progress Michigan Executive Director Statement on EAA Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 20, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Executive Director Statement on EAA Expansion LANSING — Today, the Michigan House passed a series of bills that expand Gov. Rick Snyder’s experimental Education Achievement Authority school district. The controversial district has been shown to have accountability and transparency issues,…

Right to Life Endorses Terri Lynn Land and Launches Vile Attack on Gary Peters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News From Progress Michigan March 20, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Right to Life Endorses Terri Lynn Land and Launches Vile Attack on Gary Peters Proclaiming it “PAC season,” Right to Life says Gary Peters wants abortion “accessible and cheap for his daughters” LANSING — Recently, Michiganders witnessed what is likely…

Michigan Voice: Data & Targeting Manager

About us Michigan Voice Data & Targeting Manager Michigan Voice, a coalition of organizations working toward permanent change in social, racial and economic justice by increasing civic engagement and voter participation across the state, especially focused in underrepresented communities; making sure that every Michigander’s voice is heard and the state reflects the progressive values of…

Progress Michigan: Rick Snyder Out of Touch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 19, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan: Rick Snyder Out of Touch Closed door fundraiser with Chris Christie further proof of Snyder’s wrong priorities LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan blasted Rick Snyder as out of touch while he holds a closed-door fundraiser with embattled New Jersey Governor Chris…

ROC United:

ORGANIZER WANTED: Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) of Michigan Policy and Research Organizer for ROC Michigan: ROC-Michigan is hiring an experienced organizer who is committed to working with restaurant workers to promote economic and social justice through public policy campaigns.  As part of a state and national team, the Policy and Research Organizer will be directly…

Raise Michigan: Campaign Coordinator

Raise Michigan Position Posting: Campaign Coordinator Raise Michigan is a diverse statewide coalition of faith, labor, and community groups building a bold campaign to raise the state’s minimum wage through a ballot initiative.  We are currently seeking a full-time campaign coordinator to oversee our overall plan and strategy during the petitioning period. The campaign currently…