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Michigan Policy SummitDate:
May 10, 2008
333 E. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI United States
This year’s Progressive Policy Summit will feature popular political activist and author Jim Hightower – dubbed the nation’s No. 1 populist – and top journalist and radio commentator Amy Goodman. “The event, which this year has the theme “Rebuilding Michigan,” is being organized by Michigan’s progressive community and will be held at the Lansing Center from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The press and the public are invited to attend.”
–Excerpted from: http://www.mipolicysummit.org/
Those wishing to attend the Michigan Progressive Policy Summit should contact Brandon White at 248-763-3385 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register online. Make checks payable to Michigan Prospect. Payments can be mailed to 2248 Mt. Hope Rd., Suite 101, Okemos, MI 48864 or fax it to 517.381.1964
Parking at the Lansing Center is $5 and directions can be found by clicking here.
About Amy Goodman
Host and Producer, Democracy Now!
Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 650 TV and radio stations in North America. Time Magazine named Democracy Now! its “Pick of the Podcasts,” along with NBC’s Meet the Press. Goodman is the co-author with her brother, journalist David Goodman, of Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times, due out in April, 2008, along with two New York Times bestsellers, Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back (2006) and The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them (2004). She writes a weekly column (also produced as an audio podcast) syndicated by King Features, for which she was recognized in 2007 with the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Reporting. Goodman is the winner of the 2007 Gracie Award for Individual Achievement for a Public Broadcasting Host, from the American Women in Radio and Television, and is a 2007 honoree with the Paley Center/Museum of Television and Radio’s She Made It Collection, which “celebrates the achievements and preserves the legacy of great women writers, directors, producers, journalists, sportscasters, and executives.” Her daily reporting and groundbreaking work from Nigeria and East Timor has won numerous awards, including the George Polk Award, Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting, and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award. She has also received awards from the Associated Press, United Press International, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Project Censored.