The Center for Michigan
if you can’t attend an in-person Community Conversation, no worries: We’ve created online versions of each of our Conversation modules so you can participate from the comfort of your own home or on the go.
Bill McGraw, who literally wrote the book on Detroit in a nearly four-decade career at the Free Press, joins Bridge’s statewide reporting staff.
Miss the Ballot Bash? No worries. We've got video of all the candidates.
Come to Bridge on Monday to check out the claims of Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer from their town hall faceoff.
Wayne State names Bridge Magazine as “Journalist of the Year”; press group recognizes Bridge’s writing and analysis
Printed copies of the Center for Michigan’s latest public engagement report, “Michigan Speaks: The citizens’ agenda for the 2014 elections,” will be distributed to approximately 25 public libraries statewide this week. Look for it on your library shelves!
Help us spread the word by sharing printed copies of the 2014 Citizens' Agenda to friends and family.
The Center for Michigan's own John Bebow was a guest on Detroit Public Television's MiWeek show to discuss the findings of "Michigan Speaks." Watch the complete interview here...
Michigan residents demand the state do something to improve schools, align training to the jobs available, and make college more affordable for students and their families.
Michigan was always a place where anyone willing to work could make a decent living. No more, and it’s affecting the state’s quality of life.
More than 5,500 residents from all corners of Michigan spoke to the Center for Michigan in Community Conversations, polling and online talks. Lawmakers in Lansing would do well to hear their voices.
Michigan residents are sending politicians the clear message that it’s time to spend more on the state's deteriorating roads. Even if it means raising taxes.
A majority of residents are sending politicians a clear message that it’s time to spend more on Michigan roads. Even if it means raising taxes.
Learn what more than 5,000 diverse Michiganders from across the state said they want from their elected representatives in 2014.
Staff writers and contributors received awards for investigative and feature work in 2013.
Michigan residents have an urgent list of new priorities for Michigan’s future. They know what they want the candidates’ focus to be in this year’s statewide election. Read Bridge on Tuesday, May 6 for all the details. More than 5,000 diverse statewide residents participated in the Center for Michigan’s latest public engagement campaign in the past six months. Read what they have to say on May 6. It’s must reading for any engaged citizen or any candidate for governor, legislature or local office.
The Center for Michigan has spent the past year traveling the state asking for YOUR priorities for the 2014 election. This is the last week, but it's not too late to join us for a Community Conversation.