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.

Enroll America – Regional Organizing Lead

The Regional Organizing Lead will be responsible for the execution of the organizing strategy in their region. This includes the day-to-day management of organizers and successfully coordinating Enroll America’s organizing efforts with other groups doing work around outreach, enrollment, or ACA implementation. The Regional Organizing Lead will report to the statewide Organizing Director. Skills and…

Enroll America – Organizer

Organizers will be responsible for the on-the-ground execution of the field plan through a combination of metrics-based program evaluation and relationship building. Organizers will build volunteer teams tasked with outreach to consumers to encourage them to take advantage of the coverage options available to them under the ACA. Organizers will report to the Regional Organizing…

Progress Michigan Condemns Anti-Choice Extremists for Illegally Campaigning in Public Buildings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Contact: Jessica Tramontana, 517-974-6302, jessica@progressmichigan.org Right to Life lobbyist pulled several politicians away from budget votes before getting tossed from Capitol LANSING – Progress Michigan today condemned anti-choice extremists for illegal campaigning in our State Capitol and the Senate Office Building. Right to Life…

Progress Michigan Introduces Skunk Works Mascot To Mackinac Conference Attendees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Contact: Jessica Tramontana, jessica@progressmichigan.org, 517-974-6302 Watchdog group demanding transparency from Snyder on privatization MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – Citizens’ watchdog group Progress Michigan introduced Pepé Le Voucher, the mascot for Gov. Snyder’s secret “Skunk Works” education workgroup, to the attendees of the Mackinac Policy Conference. They…

Statement from Progress Michigan on Paid Anti-Choice Staffers Comparing Rape to Car Accidents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Contact: Jessica Tramontana, 517-974-6302, jessica@progressmichigan.org “Right to Life” President, Lobbyist deploy offensive language repeatedly to media LANSING – Citizen’s watchdog group Progress Michigan issued the following statement in response to RTL President Barbara Listing and RTL lobbyist Ed Rivet repeatedly comparing rape to car…

Michigan Summit Organizer

The Michigan Summit is an annual event bringing together activists, leaders and progressives from communities across the state of Michigan to learn about and discuss issues that are making an impact on our state. Progress Michigan and Michigan Voice, the two organizations that anchor the event, are committed to making sure that the Michigan Summit…

Michigan United: Northern Borders Coordinator

Job Posting: Northern Borders Coordinator Deadline: June 1st. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Michigan United (formerly the Alliance for Immigrants Rights & Michigan Organizing Project) is seeking an individual committed to civil rights and social justice to lead an important regional campaign. The Northern Borders Coordinator (NBC) will be responsible for managing an existing…

Progress Michigan Applauds Decision to Fund Buena Vista Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Contact: Jessica Tramontana, (517) 974-6302, jessica@progressmichigan.org LANSING – Today citizens’ watchdog group Progress Michigan applauded Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan on the decision to provide funds to re-open the Buena Vista school district. The district has been closed for a week-and-a-half due to…

Progress Michigan Calls on Snyder to Tap Rainy Day Fund to Re-Open Buena Vista Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Monday, May 13, 2013 Contact: Jessica Tramontana, (517) 974-6302, jessica@progressmichigan.org LANSING – Today citizens’ watchdog group Progress Michigan called on Gov. Rick Snyder to tap emergency funding from the state’s +$500 million rainy day fund to re-open the Buena Vista school district. The district has been closed for…