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Women Organize Michigan Summit- March 5, 2017
Bernhard Center, WMU, Kalamazoo
Speakers

Julia Pulver, Women Organize Michigan

Jocelyn Benson, CEO of RISE www.risetowin.org

U. S. Senator Debbie Stabenow www.stabenowforsenate.com

Danielle Atkinson, Mothering Justice www.motheringjustice.org

Julisa Abad, Director of Transgender Outreach, Fair Michigan www.fairmichigan.org

Former Michigan House Representative Marcia Hovey-Wright, MI Women Win www.miwomenwin.com

Ashley Choker, Planned Parenthood of MI, Youth Programs Manager www.miplannedparenthood.org

Beth Kelly, Emerge Michigan www.emergemi.org

Gubernatorial Candidate Gretchen Whitmer www.gretchenwhitmer.com

Jodi Hope Michaels, Progressive Women Alliance www.progressivewomensalliance.org

Kalamazoo Panel-

Kalamazoo City Commissioners:

Erin Knott www.kalamazoocity.org/commissioner-erin-knott

Shannon Sykes www.kalamazoocity.org/commissioner-shannon-sykes

Kalamazoo County Commissioners:

Stephanie Moore www.kalcounty.com/Board/commissioners/district1.htm

Julie Rogers www.kalcounty.com/Board/commissioners/district5.htm

Tracy Hall www.kalcounty.com/Board/commissioners/district3.htm

Jen Judd, Co-Founder & Chair of ProKzoo www.prokzoo.org

Organizations

ACLU of Michigan
www.aclumichigan.org | Political Director Shelli Weisberg: sweisberg@aclumich.org
Help fight for our constitutional rights and individual liberties. Join the ACLU today!
Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan
www.mieconomicjustice.org | tameka@mieconomicjustice.org
Help support our mission to build power in low-wage and working class communities through
economic justice and racial equity. Find our more about our economic justice fellowships,
campaign manager and candidate trainings. Volunteer to support the 2018 ballot initiative for
earned paid sick time.
Emerge Michigan
www.emergemi.org | contact@emergemi.org | 248-220-3167
Michigan's premier organization to recruit and train Democratic women to run for office.
Sign up for our email list to learn more. Can you contribute $18 today to support women
on the ballot in 2018?
Fair Michigan
www.fairmichigan.org | www.facebook.com/fairmichigan2016 | 877-4FAIRMI (877-432-4764)
Support our 2018 ballot initiative ensuring equal rights for all under the MI Constitution.
Gretchen Whitmer for Governor
www.gretchenwhitmer.com | dan@gretchenwhitmer.com | 616-430-8875
Find out more about Gretchen Whitmer, and join the campaign for 2018 today!
Kalamazoo County Democratic Party
www.kzoodems.com | info@kzoodems.com
The Kalamazoo County Party supports the election of Democrats to all levels of office. Join
the county party today!
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
www.MomsDemandAction.org | michigan@momschapterleaders.org
We are a grassroots movement demanding from legislators, state and federal; companies;
and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms.
Text JOIN to 64433 to stay connected. Join us at one of our local meetingsin Kzoo!
Michigan Progressive Women's Caucus / MI Women Win PAC
www.miprogressivewomen.com | www.miwomenwin.com
Join a growing network to build progressive change in Michigan politics.
Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network
www.uujustice.org | Bobbie Walton, Coordinator: 202-497-6393
The Interfaith Reproductive Justice Network seeks activists committed to women's
reproductive freedom advocating for legislative protection for women's reproductive
health.
Mothering Justice
www.motheringjustice.org | facebook.com/MotheringJustice | twitter: @momjustice
Follow us for updates and join the campaign for paid sick leave in 2018.
Open Roads Bicycle Program
www.openroadsbike.org | info@openroadsbike.org | facebook.com/openroadsbikeprogram
We are an after-school program teaching leadership and job skills, allowing kids to earn
their own bike. Sign up to volunteer or find out more, and spread the word about Open
Roads.
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan
www.miplannedparenthood.org | Find us on Instagram & Twitter: @mippadvocates
We are committed to ensuring that women and families have access to the quality and
affordable health care that they deserve. Join the "I stand with Planned Parenthood"
campaign, share your stories with us, and sign up to volunteer for the movement.
ProKzoo
www.prokzoo.org
We are a community organization which focused on advocacy and public education
focused on direct and collective action in Kalamazoo county. Sign up to receive
updates.
Refugee Outreach Kalamazoo
www.books-not-bombs.com/wmu | nathan.p.browning@wmich.edu
Refugee Outreach Kalamazoo spreads awareness about the international refugee crisis.
Sign the petition at our website to ask WMU to sponsor 10 Syrian scholarships to refugees
who had to interrupt their schooling because of war.
Stabenow for US Senate
www.stabenowforsenate.com
Find out more about Senator Stabenow and join the campaign for 2018 today!
WMU College Democrats
wmucollegedemocrats@gmail.com | www.facebook.com/WMUCollegeDemocrats
We are a group of progressive students aiming to educate and empower fellow
college students to be active in the political process. Support College Dems by
signing up to volunteer at voter registration drives, contribute to our organization,
and like our Facebook page!

Women's March on Lansing/Women Organize Michigan Summit-January 21, 2017
Michigan State Capital
Speakers

GRETCHEN WHITMER, Gubernatorial Candidate and former Michigan State Legislator, www.gretchenwhitmer.com

DR. FARHA ABBASI, Michigan Muslim Community Council, www.mimuslimcouncil.org

LAVONIA PERRYMAN, Former Chair of The Michigan Democratic Party Black Caucus, www.ohbreakout.org

SISTRUM WOMEN'S CHORUS, www.sistrum.org

LORI CARPENTIER, JESSICA LUMBRERAS, Planned Parenthood, www.miplannedparenthood.org

BARB BYRUM, Ingham County Clerk

DIZZY WARREN, Executive Director, Enroll Michigan, www.enrollmichigan.com

LISA BROWN, Oakland County Clerk

GRETCHEN DRISKELL, Former Michigan State Representative

JULIA PULVER, Director, Women Organize Michigan

DANA NESSEL, Fair Michigan, www.fairmichigan.org

DEMOCRATIC FLOOR LEADER CHRISTINE GREIG, REP. STEPHANIE CHANG, REP. ERIKA GEISS, REP. WINNIE BRINKS, REP. PAM FARIS, Progressive Women's Caucus, www.miprogressivewomen.com

DANIELLE ATKINSON, Mothering Justice, www.motheringjustice.org

BETH KELLY, SUZANNA SHKRELI, NICOLE BEDI, Emerge Michigan, www.emergemi.org

Organizations

ACLU of Michigan www.aclumichigan.org | Political Director Shelli Weisberg: sweisberg@aclumich.org

Ask: Help fight for our constitutional rights and individual liberties. Join the ACLU today!

Black Lives Matter- Lansing, LaShawn Erby, Director: lashawnerby.agl@gmail.com | facebook.com/blmlansing

Ask: Sign up to find out about our next meeting. 

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence/Million Mom March |www.bradycampaign.org | Kathy Frank: kathynmnfrank@yahoo.com

Ask: Join the campaign and learn about our upcoming events.

Citizens Climate Lobby, SE Michigan Chapter www.citizensclimatelobby.org | eadell421@gmail.com

Ask: Join us to voicing your opinion about climate issues to your legislators.

Emerge Michigan www.emergemi.org | contact@emergemi.org | 248-220-3167

Ask: Michigan's premier organization to recruit and train Democratic women to run for office. Contribute to help train them!

Emily's List |www.emilyslist.org | Sarah Curmi: scurmi@emillyslist.org |We ignite change by getting pro-choice Democratic women elected!

Ask: Sign up online and contribute to help get more women elected!

Enroll Michigan, www.enrollmichigan.com | Carol Souza: carol@enrollmichigan.org

Ask: Offering free enrollment services to health insurance consumers. Sign up today!

Fair Michigan, www.fairmichigan.org | www.facebook.com/fairmichigan2016 | 877-4FAIRMI (877-432-4764)

Ask: Support our 2018 ballot initiative ensuring equal rights for all under the MI Constitution.

Greater Lansing Network Against War & Injustice |www.peaceedcenter.org/tag/glnawi | facebook.com/glnawi

Ask: Sign up to learn about peace education opportunities.

Gretchen Whitmer for Governor |www.gretchenwhitmer.com | dan@gretchenwhitmer.com | 616-430-8875

Ask: Find out more about Gretchen Whitmer, and join the campaign!

Lawyers for Good Government, Michigan Chapter |L4GGMichigan@gmail.com

Ask: We are looking for progressive lawyers and law students to join our movement.

League of Women Voters |www.lwvmi.org

Ask: Join and support the work of the League.

Michigan for Choice miforchoice@gmail.com

Ask: Join us to meet other pro-choice activists to change public stigma and protect Roe vs. Wade

Michigan Clinic Escorts (MI.C.E) |michiganclinicescorts@gmail.com |We support people seeking peaceful abortions and stand between anti-abortion protestors.

Ask: Sign up to be a clinic escort.

Michigan House Democrats |www.housedems.com | erinzettle@gmail.com|The caucus of Democratic members of the MI House of Representatives.

Ask: Support Democrats in your district running for the state house!

Michigan Progressive Women's Caucus www.miprogressivewomen.com

Ask: Text MIProgressWomen to 41411 to join a growing network to build progressive change in Michigan politics.

MI Women Win PAC  | www.miwomenwin.com

Ask: Contribute to help get women elected to the state house!

Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network |www.uujustice.org | Bobbie Walton, Coordinator: 202-497-6393

Ask: Sign up to receive our action alerts regarding reproductive justice.

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America |www.MomsDemandAction.org | michigan@momschapterleaders.org

Ask: Text MARCH to 64433 to stay connected. We want to see you at Lobby Day in March.

Mothering Justice |www.motheringjustice.org | facebook.com/MotheringJustice | twitter: @momjustice

Ask: Follow us for updates and join the campaign for paid sick leave in 2018.

National Organization for Women (NOW) Michigan |www.michnow.org | info@michnow.org

Ask: NOW is the premier women’s advocacy organization in the United States and Michigan. Sign up for our next meeting info!

Network of Spiritual Progressives-Greater Lansing Chapter |spiritualprogressives.org | Rabbi Michael Zimmerman: kirabbiz@gmail.com | 517-882- 0049

Ask: Aiming to foster spiritual dialogue supporting progressives and opposing viewpoints.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan |www.miplannedparenthood.org | Find us on Instagram & Twitter: @mippadvocates

Ask: If you have commercial health insurance, get your next annual exam at a Planned Parenthood. Get a pap, give a pap!

Progress Michigan |www.progressmichigan.org | Twitter/FB @ProgressMich | sean@progressmichigan.org

Ask: The media hub for the Michigan Progressive Community. Follow us online!

Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign |http://content.sierraclub.org/coal/michigan | andrew.sarpolis@sierraclub.org | 248-924-4857

Ask: Michigan Beyond Coal is working to move our state towards a clean energy future.

Take on Hate |www.takeonhate.org | facebook/twitter: @takeonhate We challenge the growing prejudice of Arab and Muslim Americans and refugees.

Ask: Sign up for more information on our next meeting.

Unite Women |www.unitewomen.org | facebook/twitter @unitewomenorg | step.up@unitewomen.org

Ask: Join our state or federal efforts to support the rights of women.

WISDOM: Womens Interfaith Solutions for Dialogue and Outreach in Metro Detroit |www.interfaithwisdom.com | gail@interfaithwisdom.org

Ask: Let's change our world through the positive power of building relationships!


Women Organize Michigan Summit-December 10, 2016
Royal Oak Music Theatre

​SPEAKERS

Rev. Theresa Ines Soto, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint - uucflint.wixsite.com/uucflint

Rev. Julie Brock, Community Unitarian Universalist in Brighton cuub.org

Rashida Tlaib-  Take on Hate www.takeonhate.org

Gretchen Whitmer-www.gretchenwhitmer.com

Lori Carpentier - Planned Parenthood www.miplannedparenthood.org

U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell  debbiedingellforcongress.com

Rep. Christine Greig, Rep. Kristy Pagan,  
Progressive Women's Legislative Caucus-www.miprogressivewomen.com

Danielle Atkinson, Mothering Justice Panel www.motheringjustice.org

Beth Kelly, Suzanna Shkreli - Emerge Michigan www.emergemi.org

Rebecca Thompson - Run for Office www.rebeccamthompson.com/run

Nicole Bedi - Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America www.momsdemandaction.org

Dana Nessel - Fair Michigan www.fairmichigan.org

U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence www.brendalawrence.com

Terry Campbell, Detroit Regional Manager for U. S. Senator Debbie Stabenow www.stabenow.senate.gov
 
Organizations
 
ACLU of Michigan www.aclumichigan.org | Political Director Shelli Weisberg: sweisberg@aclumich.org
Join an existing, or start a new ACLU of Michigan Local Unit to partner with supporters and community allies on rights and liberties issues where they live with an agenda of activism, public education, and engagement.
Citizens Climate Lobby, SE Michigan Chapter www.citizensclimatelobby.org
Join us to become active in voicing your opinion about climate issues to your federal representatives in Washington DC.Emerge Michigan www.emergemi.org | contact@emergemi.org | 248-220-316
This year more women are pledging to run for office than ever before. Your financial support can provide the training our women need to run and change the face of power in Michigan. Please contribute $20.00 to Emerge MI and help us build our capacity to recruit, train and inspire more women to “Build the Bench” in 2017 and beyond!
Fair Michigan www.fairmichigan.org | www.facebook.com/fairmichigan2016/ | 877-4FAIRMI (877-432-4764)
Sign up to receive email newsletters about projects and initiatives, including a possible ballot proposal slated for 2018. Donate to the Fair Michigan Justice Project, an innovative collaboration between Fair Michigan and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office, to investigate, prepare, and prosecute hate crimes against the LGBTQ community.
Michigan Progressive Women's Caucus www.miprogressivewomen.com | www.miwomenwin.com
Visit website and sign up for legislative updates. Contribute $25 to help more women stay in power. Write a letter to the editor about the causes you care about!
Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion www.miroundtable.org | Dev Squire: dsquire@miroundtable.org
Log on to find out more about our regional history.
Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network www.uujustice.org | Director Randy Block, 248-224-5572
Sign up to receive our action alerts regarding reproductive justice. We are planning a state-wide reproductive justice conference.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
www.MomsDemandAction.org | michigan@momschapterleaders.org
Text JOIN to 64433 to stay connected and receive calls to action. 
Mothering Justice www.motheringjustice.org
Join us for Mothering Justice's Town Hall , University Of MI Flint Campus, UCEN Kiva Auditorium, 400 Mill St, Flint, MI. December 14, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Oakland/Macomb MI NOW www.facebook.com/ocminow
Join our efforts at the State Capitol on January 21st, protest US Supreme Court nominees as they arise, and follow us on our Facebook page for more opportunities to take action.
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan www.miplannedparenthood.org |
Find us online, on Instagram & Twitter: @mippadvocates  to 1) Sign the Access for All Campaign; 2) Share YOUR story; 3) Fill out a volunteer application. If you have private health insurance, START USING PLANNED PARENTHOOD FOR YOUR ROUTINE HEALTHCARE NEEDS! Get a pap-smear, GIVE  a pap-smear.
Reclaim www.reclaimproject.org | info@reclaimproject.org
Independent women's health clinics and abortion providers will suffer just as much as Planned Parenthood, but DON'T have the name recognition. They provide services that Planned Parenthood does not (later term abortions), and NEED YOUR HELP! Donate for advocacy work and/or the MiWin Fund to help people access services. Sign up for the newsletter to get more information about volunteer opportunities.
Rebecca Thompson | Run for Office www.rebeccamthompson.com/run
Log on to learn more about running for office. Volunteer with Rebecca to help gather data.
Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign http://content.sierraclub.org/coal/michigan | andrew.sarpolis@sierraclub.org | 248-924-4857
Sign a letter to your legislators about the pending energy package in the House. Support our local campaign to increase our usage of renewable energy in local communities, replacing dirty, expensive coal plants with a clean energy economy.
Take on Hate www.takeonhate.org
Host a "Take on Hate" community conversation. Visit the website to learn more. 
Unite Women www.unitewomen.org | facebook.com/unitewomen | twitter.com/unitewomenorg
Join our state or federal efforts to combat leglislation attacking the rights of women and families. Help educate the public on how our government works and the importance of their vote. We will also work on key races for the 2018 midterm.
Young Democrats of Oakland County youngdemsocmi@gmail.com
Help shape the future of the Democratic Party. Join us every fourth Wednesday from 7:00- 8:30 at the Pipefitters Union, 30100 Northwestern Hwy, Farmington Hills, MI 48334. 

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