Tag: Michigan women

THIS is why we can’t have nice things – like a Democratic majority in the Michigan Senate

THIS is why we can’t have nice things – like a Democratic majority in the Michigan Senate

Yes, our political opponents are worse. But we have to be better than THIS. In May of 2015, Sarah Studley was hired by the Michigan Senate Democrats into the position of Counsel and Senior Policy Adviser. For the first year, she loved the job and found it professionally fulfilling. A year later, however, that changed. After Andy Leavitt left as […]

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The new women leaders of Michigan are showing Democrats EVERYWHERE how to get down to the business of governing

The new women leaders of Michigan are showing Democrats EVERYWHERE how to get down to the business of governing

In 2018, over half of the Democratic candidates for the state legislature and Congress who won their primary and went on to the general election in Michigan were women. When you talk about women finally getting parity in terms of high elected office (or ANY elected office, for that matter), there’s only one political party who is even close to […]

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SATURDAY: Michigan Democratic Women’s Caucus GOTV rally with very special guests Gloria Steinem & Randi Weingarten

SATURDAY: Michigan Democratic Women’s Caucus GOTV rally with very special guests Gloria Steinem & Randi Weingarten

The Michigan Democratic Women’s Caucus is holding a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Rally for Hillary Clinton and all Democrats this Saturday, October 8th from 3:00-4:30 p.m. at the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti (591 Armstrong Drive.) They have two very special guests: Women’s Rights pioneer and founder/publisher of Ms. Magazine Gloria Steinem and AFT President Randi Weingarten. As I […]

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Emerge Michigan begins recruitment for next class of aspiring women political leaders, registration opens September 3rd

Emerge Michigan begins recruitment for next class of aspiring women political leaders, registration opens September 3rd

I don’t normally just reprint press releases that I receive but this one is so important and so well-written that I’m going to break that informal rule. I am a firm believer that our country would be in a much better place if we had more women in positions of political power and Emerge Michigan plays an important role in […]

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UPDATED: Michigan Republicans strip gender-based wage gap facts from “Pay Equity Day” resolution

UPDATED: Michigan Republicans strip gender-based wage gap facts from “Pay Equity Day” resolution

That button there on the right belonged to my mother. She was an ardent feminist and, in fact, took me to my very first political protest when I was in high school; an 85,000-person strong march in Chicago in 1980 demanding passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. 59¢ cents was how much women made for the same job a man […]

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MI Lead coalition launches to give women a stronger voice in Michigan

MI Lead coalition launches to give women a stronger voice in Michigan

More than 30 organizations are engaged in the bipartisan initiative to empower women and ensure gender equality. Women make up more than half of Michigan’s population, yet they are facing some significant challenges. That’s the reason for the creation of the MI Lead coalition, a bipartisan group dedicated to protecting women’s rights and empowering women by giving them more say […]

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