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Join Us in Welcoming Congressman Elijah Cummings to Michigan


Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 Millie Jeffrey Awards Dinner on Sunday, June 26th, at The Westin Southfield.  Rep. Cummings refused to accept Gov. Snyder's weak response to the Flint water crisis.  He has been an outspoken advocate for the rights of people facing mortgage foreclosure and fighting predatory lending practices. 

Join us in welcoming Rep. Cummings on June 26th, reception at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm.  Tickets are still available.

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Spirit of Millie Awards will be presented to Dessa Cosma, April DeBoer & Jayne Rowse, and Melissa Mays for their outstanding activism in the spirit of Millie Jeffrey.

Dessa Cosma is one of the founders of the Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan and its first Director. She has led a statewide movement to raise the minimum wage and for earned sick leave.  She’s been a social justice advocate since high school working for environmental, LGBT, and reproductive justice.  She has been a field organizer for planned parenthood and helped organize the 2012 Michigan Women’s Power Assembly.

Don't Miss the 2016 Millie Jeffrey Awards Dinner!