Join us for a look inside MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program, gain insight into how public policy can affect the outcomes in our lives. Participate in networking opportunities with current and future leaders! Make a difference in your life and in the life of your community, your world.
- What MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program has to offer to inspiring leaders and those who wish to run for public office.
- About recent developments and the future direction of children’s health in Michigan.
- How to become civically and politically engaged at both local and state levels.
- What impact the MPLP fellowship experience has had on the careers of its graduates.
Hear two panels:
One on children's health, with speakers:
Michelle Datema, nurse-family oartnership and health education manager, Calhoun County Public Health Department.
Keith English, professor and chair, Department of Pediatrics, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University.
Nancy Lindman, director of public policy & partnerships, Michigan Association of United Ways.
Alicia Guevara Warren, Kids Count Project director, Michigan League for Public Policy.
The second on opportunities as an MPLP Fellow, featuring speakers:
- Sean McCann, candidate for the Michigan Senate and graduate of the MPLP Class of 1999.
- Gregory Moore, community affairs manager, Consumers Energy and MPLP Class of 2003 graduate.
- Sen. Margaret O’Brien, graduate of the MPLP Class of 2000.
- Jake Smith, Calhoun county commissioner, MPLP Class of 2015 alumni.
Light lunch and beverages will be provided. So come for lunch and the program at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel, 100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI.