League Presentations

Advocacy–Michigan Coalition on Immigrant and Refugee Rights (MCIRR) Mar 23, 2017

Michigan Budget and You–Black Family Development (Osborne Community Celebration) Mar 18, 2017

Michigan Budget and You–Michigan Progressive Summit Mar 4, 2017

2016 State Budget: Some Gains But Disparities Persist — Sept 29, 2015

Navigating Today’s Political Landscape -Webinar — Mar 6, 2015

How to Safely Reduce Michigan’s $2 Billion Corrections Budget by Laura Sager, CAPPS — Oct 30, 2014

Youth Power Movement by Kayla Mason — Oct 30, 2014

Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act — Michigan’s Response for MSMS Foundation — 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting by Jan Hudson — Oct 23, 2014

What’s Next in Michigan Public Policy for Grand Traverse Community Collaborative by Gilda Z. Jacobs — Oct 23, 2014

What Happens in Lansing Doesn’t Stay in Lansing for MOSES by Renell Weathers — Aug 25, 2014

What Happens in Lansing Doesn’t Stay in Lansing for Detroit Branch NAACP by Renell Weathers — Aug 23, 2014

One Macomb One Michigan by Gilda Z. Jacobs — Aug 22, 2014

Policies Impacting Families in Michigan by Karen Holcomb-Merrill — April 22, 2014

Telling your story: Tips for Effective Storytelling with Shannon Nobles — July 29, 2014

Webinar presented by Luke Shaefer, U-M, and Steve Gray, MIUI — June 5, 2014

Michigan Prophetic Voices Quarterly Budget Brief FY 2015 Update — May 6, 2014

Opportunity & Equity 2014 convening presentations: — May 5, 2014

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

Policies Impacting Families in Michigan — April 22, 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
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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)

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 Video — Dec 3, 2012

The 2012 update to the GSC Assessment Form — Nov 2012

An orientation to the GSC Assesment Form — Nov 12, 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
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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

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

Integrating 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