Navigating Today’s Political Landscape Through Advocacy 

Friday, March 6, 2015 at 11:00 AM EST



Building effective relationships with legislators is more crucial than ever.

Join Renell Weathers and Shannon Nobles, Michigan League for Public Policy’s Outreach Staff, for a webinar to increase your knowledge and understanding of advocating in today’s political climate. Gilda Jacobs, League president and CEO, shares tips from her long career as a elected official, including eight years in the Michigan Senate.

If you want the tools to succeed in advocating for your goal, sign up now.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Public Policy Forum

Michigan’s Prison Problem: Mass Incarceration, Its Causes and Solutions

Was held on Oct. 30, 2014 in Lansing



Youth Power Movement, Kayla Mason | Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending, Laura Sager

 Opportunity & Equity 2014

This event was held on May 5, 2014

Speaker: Pedro Noguera, Sociologist and NYU Professor

Each day, a growing number of people struggle to make ends meet, yet there are promising strategies and tools that can help fight this trend, that have been proven to reduce poverty and build prosperity. At Opportunity & Equity 2014 attendees will explore successful and promising models and concepts in public policy, education, asset building, healthcare and more.


Michigan’s Education Landscape, Amber Arellano
Exemplary Models for Entrepreneurship, Jeannine LaProd
Income Inequality in Michigan, Dr. Charles Ballard
Pursuing Excellence Through Equity, Dr. Pedro Noguera
Metropolitan Detroit Race Equity Report, Shirley Stancato
Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children, Jane Zehnder-Merrell