The Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan is an alliance of grassroots organizations committed to building power in low-wage and working class communities to advance economic justice and racial equity in our state and local cities. These partner organizations work together to develop economic justice advocacy and policy campaigns to improve the economic conditions for the people they serve and others.
Founded in June 2008 and based in Detroit, the Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan’s mission is to improve working conditions and opportunities for advancement for all Southeast Michigan restaurant workers. ROC-Michigan uses a unique, tri-pronged model to achieve systems-change that includes: (1) workplace justice campaigns to move restaurant companies that take the low-road to profitability; (2) promoting the high-road to profitability through partnerships with responsible employers and workforce development programs that move low-income workers into living wage jobs; and (3) participatory research and policy work that lift standards industry-wide[WEB] :http://rocunited.org/
MOSES is a community organizing nonprofit serving residents of Detroit, Michigan and its surrounding metropolitan region. We support the development of strong grassroots leaders, and facilitate campaigns to address social justice issues.[WEB] :www.mosesmi.org
Building Movement Project- Detroit People’s Platform
The Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network (MUUSJN).
a statewide advocacy network of over 2,600 activists from 25 Michigan UU congregations and their allies that seeks to foster the worth and dignity of all people. The Network’s priority issues are: LGBTQ rights, water rights, racial justice, reproductive justice, economic justice, access to health care and immigration reform. Randy is married, has a wife and two grown children and has lived in Royal Oak, Michigan for many years.[WEB] :http://www.uujustice.org/
Pontiac Policy Council
Founded in 2016 and based in Pontiac, MI the mission of Pontiac Policy Council (P2C) is to provide education regarding local, state, and federal policy through civic engagement by providing resources and tools to the Pontiac community to advocate for policy change. P2C seeks to establish a collaborative network of committed community agencies, grassroots, institutions, and residents to confront and combat issues that negatively impact the quality of life in Pontiac by utilizing policy initiatives and programs that empower residents. Pontiac Policy Council strives to be a conduit for progressive change and social justice that leads to equity and equal opportunity, particularly in communities of color. Our empowerment platform is founded on four guiding critical priorities: civic engagement; microenterprise; promotion of inclusive governance and political awareness; and family enrichment through arts, health, education, and sports.[WEB] :www.pontiacpolicycouncil.org
New Ezekiel Project
The New Ezekiel Project is an ecumenical, interracial congregation-centered grassroots organization that strives to build power to make real change in our community. We provide training, education, development and teach ‘ordinary’ people to be powerful leaders in Saginaw so they can impact the political, social, economic and environmental decisions that affect their lives.[WEB] :http://www.theezekielproject.com/