Michigan United

We are a coalition of labor, business, social service and civil rights members all across Michigan, fighting for the rights of homeowners, renters, immigrant families and students.

Michigan United
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Call us at: 1-877-507-7774

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Our Staff


Our staff is working hard across the state to develop campaigns, train leaders and win justice. Please get in touch if you'd like to learn more about their work.


 Senior  Staff 

Ryan Bates

Executive Director, Ext. 729

Bartosz Kumor

Director of Movement Politics, Ext. 727

Adonis Flores

Immigrants Rights Coordinator, Ext. 708

Megan O'Brien

Organizing Director

for Strategy, Ext. 713

Ken Whittaker

Southeast Michigan Regional Organizing Director, Ext. 703

Diego Bonesatti

Legal Services Director, Ext. 718

Nicole Alequin

Organizing Director for Member

Power, Ext. 704

Laura de Palma

Caring Majority Director, Ext. 709

 Get  Involved 

Whether it's knocking doors, making calls or staffing events,
we're always open to more volunteers. 

 Detroit  Area Staff

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Emma Lockridge

Environmental Justice Organizer, Ext. 712

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Elder Leslie Matthews

Criminal Justice & Clergy Organizer, Ext. 715

 Administrative  Team

 Flint  Area Staff

 West Michigan  Staff

Alex Pulido

Kalamazoo Immigration Services Coordinator, Ext. 705

Leticia Heusties

Grand Rapids Immigrants Rights Organizer,  Ext. 710

Justice and  Dignity