Published: June 14, 2018

MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program in Detroit

Contact(s): Cynthia Kyle IPPSR office: (517) 353-1731, Caroline Brooks Communications and Brand Strategy office: 517-432-0920

Michigan State University’s Michigan Political Leadership Program, or MPLP, will host its second Engage Detroit forum on Friday, June 15. 

Engage Detroit features experts from Detroit organizations and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation who are dedicated to encouraging and supporting early childhood education and from the 

“This is a great opportunity for anyone in Detroit to learn more about the importance of educating our youngest citizens and about leadership-building opportunities available through MPLP,” said Matt Grossmann, director of MSU’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, which manages MPLP.

Engage Detroit takes place at MSU’s Detroit Center, 3408 Woodward Avenue,and begins at 11:30 a.m. 

The program includeslunch, a forum on early childhood education and networking with MPLP alumni. Forum panelists include:

To attend, register online.

“We’ll be showcasing recent developments in early childhood education and the direction those developments are taking in Michigan,” Grossmann said. “We’ll also be sharing how citizens with a desire to lead can become civically and politically engaged at the local and state level.”

MPLP is a 10-month training program in personal leadership, political skills building and public policy understanding and analysis. Applications for the 2018 MPLP Class are available online and will be available at Engage Detroit. For more information about Engage Detroit and MPLP, see information online or call 517-353-1357.