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Keep Going Michigan: Meet the Environmental Groups Fighting for Mother Earth. Consider Joining Them Too.

Climate change has affected everything from Michigan’s air quality to the natural habitats of the indigenous animal and plant life—but Michiganders can help stop the destruction.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
‘Shameful’ Efforts to Impeach Gov. Whitmer Won’t Go to a Vote, Says House Speaker

Despite Republican opposition to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's COVID policies, her handling of the pandemic remains broadly popular.

Detroit Will Breathe demonstrating after the win of President-elect Joe Biden.
Keep Going Michigan: How Michiganders Are Going to Continue Fighting for Progressive Issues Under Biden

Even with the votes all counted and a new President preparing to take office, for progressive activists in Michigan "the work continues."

FILE - In this June 3, 2020, file photo, demonstrators gather at a rally to protest and demand an end to institutional racism and police brutality, in Portland, Maine. As a new generation steps up, activists and historians believe there’s important work for white people: Listening to black voices and following rather than leading, for one, and the deep introspection it takes to confront unconscious bias and the perks of privilege that come just from being white. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Keep Going Michigan: Six Ways to Join the Fight for Racial Equality

Everyday activism begins at home before spreading to your own backyard. Here are some tips to get you started.

Photo courtesy Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.
Voting for Science: Meet the Microbiologist Livonia Re-Elected During a Global Pandemic

Laurie Pohutsky is a passionate progressive representing Livonia in Lansing, and during the coronavirus pandemic her voice is more important than ever.

Black Lives Matter activists in Port Huron, Michigan.
Keep Going Michigan: You Voted. What Now?

Today's voters can be tomorrow's leaders, explain Michigan activists. All it takes is turning political activation into political action.

Aiyash helps campaign for other Democratic legislative candidates ahead of the 2020 election.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Reach Your Representative During a Global Health Emergency

Representative-elect Abraham Aiyash explains the kind of innovation that keeps legislators and constituents connected when face-to-face events aren't safe.