• Voting Rights Groups: Voter Bill of Rights Includes Needed Reforms

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, 313-400-0298, denzel@engagemichigan.org Voting Rights Groups: Voter Bill of Rights Includes Needed Reforms Proposed Constitutional Amendment would modernize Michigan elections—ensuring every voter who takes the responsibility to vote has their voice heard and vote counted on Election Day MICHIGAN— Today, voting rights groups and community leaders […]

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  • Denzel McCampbell Named Deputy Communications Director at Engage Michigan

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan Friday, March 17, 2017 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, denzel@engagemichigan.org, (313) 400-0298 Denzel McCampbell Named Deputy Communications Director at Engage Michigan Becomes first-ever Black queer deputy communications director at organization MICHIGAN — Engage Michigan, a communications hub for progressive issues, announced the promotion of Denzel McCampbell to become the organization’s […]

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  • Women Hold Rep. Holly Hughes Accountable for Standing in the Way of Reproductive Justice

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan June 23, 2016 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Women Hold Rep. Holly Hughes Accountable for Standing in the Way of Reproductive Justice Issue guide shows that Rep. Hughes has taken action to restrict access to reproductive healthcare  MUSKEGON – Today, several women from from Muskegon and surrounding communities […]

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  • Women Hold Rep. John Bizon Accountable for Standing in the Way of Reproductive Justice

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan  June 22, 2016 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Women Hold Rep. John Bizon Accountable for Standing in the Way of Reproductive Justice Issue guide shows that Rep. Bizon has taken action to restrict access to reproductive healthcare  BATTLE CREEK – Today, several women from Battle Creek hosted a […]

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  • Michigan Legislature Continues to Slash State Budget

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan May 25, 2016 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Michigan Legislature Continues to Slash State Budget Legislators will cut millions in needed investment in roads and universities LANSING – Recently, legislative leaders announced that they would have to significantly scale back investments in higher education and road funding in […]

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  • Michigan Primary Proves that Election Reforms are Needed

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan March 9, 2016 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Michigan Primary Proves that Election Reforms are Needed Several precincts ran out of ballots on Election Day  MICHIGAN – On Tuesday, several polling places, including ones in Flint and Plainfield Township, ran out of presidential primary ballots. Some voters were […]

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  • Citizens Groups Call for Expanded Voting Rights on MLK Day

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan January 18, 2016 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Citizens Groups Call for Expanded Voting Rights on MLK Day Legislators should make voting more accessible LANSING – Today, in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr., voting rights groups are calling on elected leaders in Lansing to expand citizens’ […]

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  • Residents Speak Out Against Bills Attacking Voting Rights

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan December 8, 2015 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Residents Speak Out Against Bills Attacking Voting Rights Michiganders discuss impacts of bills designed to silence voters MICHIGAN – Today, Michigan voters hosted a tele-press conference on how bills introduced in the Michigan House and Senate to rig elections will […]

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  • President Calls on State, Local Governments to Pass Paid Sick Leave Laws

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan January 16, 2015 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org President Calls on State, Local Governments to Pass Paid Sick Leave Laws Paid sick leave legislation long overdue in Michigan MICHIGAN – Yesterday, President Barack Obama called on Congress to pass the Healthy Families Act, which would allow millions of working […]

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  • Mothers, Activists Call on Medolac Laboratories to Engage in Dialogue with Black Mothers in Detroit

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Engage Michigan January 13, 2015 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Mothers, Activists Call on Medolac Laboratories to Engage in Dialogue with Black Mothers in Detroit Company attempting to recruit African-American and low-income women sell breast milk  DETROIT – On Tuesday, mothers and community activists held a press conference calling on […]

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