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.

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…

Study: Michigan Would See $205.4 million in SNAP Savings If Minimum Wage Were Raised

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 6, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Study: Michigan Would See $205.4 million in SNAP Savings If Minimum Wage Were Raised MICHIGAN — A new report from the Center for American Progress, released yesterday, found that if the federal minimum wage were increased to $10.10 it would…

Progress Michigan Names New Communications Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from: Progress Michigan Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Names New Communications Director Hugh Madden joins citizens’ watchdog organization  LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan announced that Hugh Madden has been selected as the organization’s new Communications Director, taking over for Jessica Tramontana, who left for a new position at the Martin Waymire public…

Progress Michigan Executive Director’s Statement on Gov. Snyder’s Continued Efforts to Uphold the Ban on Domestic Partner Benefits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 17, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Executive Director’s Statement on Gov. Snyder’s Continued Efforts to Uphold the Ban on Domestic Partner Benefits LANSING, MI — Earlier today, Gov. Rick Snyder asked a federal judge to uphold a ban on domestic partner benefits for public…

Statement from Progress Michigan Executive Director on Federal Balanced Budget Amendment Moving Out of Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 13, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Statement from Progress Michigan Executive Director on Federal Balanced Budget Amendment Moving Out of Committee LANSING — Today, the Republican chair of the House Financial Liability Reform Committee, Rep. Earl Poleski (R-Jackson), continually silenced the voices of Democrats on the committee. Democrats…

Priorities Michigan: Michigan Field Organizer

Position Description Michigan Voice* is seeking a well-organized, self-starter for full time grant-funded Field Organizer position with its Priorities Michigan project. We seek individuals who can manage multiple responsibilities, maintain good relationships with partner organizations, work well as a team player in a fast-paced organization, and preferably has a working knowledge of the community in…

MIRC – Communities Coordinator

Position Announcement – Communities Coordinator The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) is seeking a Communities Coordinator. This is a full-time position based in MIRC’s Kalamazoo office. This is a grant-funded position expected to last at least one year, with the possibility of extension dependent on funding. The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center provides training, education and…