League Presentations

Webinar: Making Ends Meet in Michigan – March 20, 2014

Public Policy Forum — Municipal Crisis: Symptoms and Solutions Mary Lannoye | Mayor Hopewell | Robert Kleine | Forum recording — Dec. 9, 2013

Budget Basics – September 2013

Budget and Tax Issues Affecting Michigan Families MCAAA Summer Conference – July 24, 2013

Webinar: Why Policy Matters to Southeast Michigan — July 10, 2013
Webinar recording | PowerPoint

Michigan’s 10-Year Recession and State Government Policy Responses — Public Policy Forum, Radisson Center, Lansing — June 14, 2013

Webinar: A Matter of Priorities: How the State Budget Affects Southeast Michigan — May 3, 2013
A Matter of Priorities PowerPoint | Data Cheat Sheet (one page handout) | Webinar Recording

Poverty in Michigan — St. Vincent de Paul, Lansing, April 20, 2013

Poverty in Michigan — Micah Center, April 2, 2013

Legislative, Education, & Advocacy Day: Leading for a Lifetime! — Lansing, March 28

Court Appointed Special Advocates — March 25, 2013

Truth or Consequences — Kalamazoo, March 21, 2013

Women for Equity — March 13

Michigan Head Start Association – March 8, 2013

County Collaboratives Technical Assistance Meeting — Feb. 26, 2013

Early Childhood Challenge, East Lansing — Feb. 15, 2013

Prosperity Coalition Leadership Council Meeting, Lansing — Feb. 5, 2013

Kids Count in Michigan Briefing – Dec. 12, 2012

Jared Bernstein sharing his perspective on the election results and their impact on economic and fiscal policy PowerPoint | Video – Dec. 3, 2012

The 2012 update to the GSC Assessment Form — November 2012

An orientation to the GSC Assesment Form — Nov. 12, 2012

Webinar recording: Michigan at the Fiscal Cliff: Road Runner or Wile E. Coyote?  – Sept. 21, 2012

Webinar slides: Michigan at the Fiscal Cliff: Road Runner or Wile E. Coyote? – Sept. 21, 2012

Moving Forward with Advocacy, Lansing — June 19, 2012

Jewish Council for Public Affairs Plenum, Detroit — May 7, 2012

Racial Equity and the State Budget, Detroit Branch NAACP — April 24, 2012

NASW – Michigan Annual State Conference, Race Equity Presentation — April 20, 2012

Create a New Language, Create a New Voice, April 6, 2012
More resources: Public Works; ASO Communications; The Opportunity Agenda

National Association of Social Workers LEAD Day, Race Equity Presentation — March 29, 2012

Ingham County Great Start Community Agency Forum,  Kids Count Presentation — March 27, 20102

Michigan Head Start Association, March 2, 2012

UAW United Way, Feb 2012

Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm, MCAAA, Okemos — Oct. 7, 2011

Gamaliel Budget Presentation, Adrian — Sept. 9, 2011

Poverty in West Michigan Women’s Resource Center,  Grand Rapids– Sept. 9, 2011

State Budget Update Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking, Lansing — June 28, 2011

Moving Up, Not Out: Investing in Our Young Adults — June 16, 2011

 “Building Michigan’s Future Middle Class: Addressing the Economic Challenges Facing Young Adults” Click here for press release.
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  • Charles Ballard, professor of economics, Michigan State University [presentation]
  • Tamara Draut, vice president of policy and programs, Demos [presentation]
  • Lou Glazer, president of Michigan Future, Inc. [presentation]
  • Sam Singh, senior consultant for New Economy Initiative [presentation]

Progressive Women’s Alliance Grand Rapids — May 18, 2011

Governor Snyder’s Budget and Tax Proposals Michigan Nurses Association — March 30, 2011

Intigrating Racial Equity into Policy Advocacy NASW Lead Day– March 2011

Michigan EITC Helping working families stay out of poverty.  Eaton County dems and friends, Delta Township Library  –  March 14, 2011

Lobbying 101 for Nonprofits Jackson County Human Services Coordinating Alliance  — Feb. 28, 2011  Advocacy Handout

Maternal and Infant Well-Being in Battle Creek and Calhoun County Maternal and Infant Health Commission  — Feb. 16, 2011

Budget and Revenue Update for Nonprofit Nonprofit Network in Jackson  — Jan. 25, 2011