11.19.17 PWA's Annual Fundraiser (Event Recap)

THANK YOU to the over 200 people who attended our energizing and inspiring fundraiser "Powerful Women for Challenging Times". It was a pleasure to see so many old friends and to meet new ones. A special thank you to our amazing endorsed candidates and featured speakers Gretchen Whitmer, Jocelyn Benson, Rep. Winnie Brinks, and Rachel Hood. As we heard, these women have a deep understanding of the challenges facing Michigan and the creativity and experience to address them in office. We all have a role to play as well. We can use our social networks to spread the word about their candidacy, host house parties for candidates, knock on doors or make calls on their behalf, and of course, donate f

11.19.17 Meet the Candidate: Powerful Women for Challenging Times

Get to know PWA endorsed candidate Gretchen Whitmer, one of the featured speakers at our November 19 fundraiser "Powerful Women for Challenging Times". Gretchen Whitmer is running for Michigan Governor. A proven fighter and problem solver, she has a long track record of being a champion of women, workers, and children. During her tenure in the State Senate, Whitmer served as the first woman minority leader in Michigan's history and was part of the negotiation to expand Medicare through the Healthy Michigan program. That effort expanded healthcare to 630,000 working Michiganders. After leaving the Senate, Whitmer stepped up again to serve as Ingham County Prosecutor after the official elect

11.19.17 Meet the Candidate: Powerful Women for Challenging Times

Get to know PWA endorsed candidate Jocelyn Benson, one of the featured speakers at our November 19 fundraiser, "Powerful Women for Challenging Times". Jocelyn Benson is running to serve as Secretary of State. She will fight tirelessly to ensure the voting rights of every citizen are protected and make Michigan a national model in election security. Benson has more than a decade of experience as a national leader in election law and administration. She authored the book Secretaries of State: Guardians of the Democratic Process, the first major book exploring the role of Secretary of State in enforcing election and campaign finance laws and promoting fair, accessible, and secure elections. B

11.19.17 Meet the Candidates: Powerful Women for Challenging Times

Get to know PWA endorsed candidates Rep. Winnie Brinks and Rachel Hood, two of the featured speakers at our annual fundraiser "Powerful Women for Challenging Times"! Rachel Hood is running for the 76th District seat in the Michigan House of Representatives. She knows our future depends on a thriving public education system, securing the right to affordable health care, safe infrastructure and clean water. Hood is a project manager for Chase Park Grants, and the former director of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council. Rep. Winnie Brinks represents Michigan's 76th House District (Grand Rapids), and is running to represent the 29th Senate District. Since 2013, Brinks has been the h

11.19.17 PWA's Annual Fundraiser

Click Flyer to RSVP for event. Join us in sending progressive leaders to Lansing. Our Mission is to influence through the election of candidates and the advocacy of progressive values, and we cannot do it without YOU. Please join us by clicking the invitation to register for this event, or visit our donate page to make a contribution.

Let's Keep This Momentum Going!

In light of Tuesday's impressive election results for progressives not only in Michigan, but in local and state races across the nation, PWA is fired up to support progressive candidates in 2018 and beyond. However, we can only do that with YOUR HELP! The more money we raise, the more money we can give to candidates who will represent strong progressive values locally, in Lansing, and in Washington D.C. Please join us in this fight by making a donation today! As a PAC, we are able to bundle small donations to provide big support to our endorsed candidates. Your contribution can make a difference as we fight to bring progressive voices back to government. Visit our website to make a donat

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