Advocacy in Action Series

Join monthly to discuss the latest public policy updates

Join the Detroit Regional Chamber for the Advocacy in Action series. During these monthly sessions, Chamber members will have the opportunity to discuss public policy issues impacting local businesses.

Cost Per Session: Free for Chamber members; $20 for future members

Event schedule and details are subject to change.

Updated Requirements for Event Registration: The Chamber has upgraded its registration system. If you have not created a new login since July 2020, you will need to create one in order to register for events. Each event attendee is required to create a unique login to register. Learn more about setting up your login.

Coming Up Next:

Meet Michigan’s Quad

April 30
11:30 a.m.

Majority and minority leaders from Michigan’s Senate and House of Representatives will join the conversation, including:

  • Mike Shirkey, Senate Majority Leader (R-16)
  • Jason Wentworth, Speaker of the House (R-97)
  • Jim Ananich, Senate Minority Leader (D-27)
  • Donna Lasinski, House Minority Leader (D-52)

Politics of the Moment

May 2021

A discussion around what is next for commercial and residential real estate, roads, infrastructure, public transit, mobility, and broadband access.

*Additional details to come. All dates and details are subject to change.

Watch Previous Sessions:

The Big Four | March 18

In the last 12 months, the region has been impacted not only by the COVID-19 pandemic, but also by the economic fallout of the virus, as well as major social justice movements. With the government at the center of all three, collaboration and cooperation have never been more important for these Metro Detroit leaders. Read more about their discussion.

David Coulter, Executive, Oakland County
Mike Duggan, Mayor, City of Detroit
Warren Evans, Executive, Wayne County
Mark Hackel, Executive, Macomb County

Moderator: Carol Cain, Senior Producer and Host, CBS 62 Michigan Matters; Columnist, Detroit Free Press

The Future of the Economy | Dec. 17

For the last nine months businesses and individuals have learned to operate differently. Now that vaccine development and distribution have become a reality, can businesses begin planning for a broader economic reopening? Are we getting closer to day-to-day activities and interaction going back to “normal?” This discussion will offer insight on what a “new, new normal” could be in 2021.

Charles Ballard, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University
Chad Livengood, Senior Editor, Politics, Policy, and Detroit Rising, Crain’s Detroit Business
Lisa Lunsford, Co-founder and CEO, Global Strategic Supply Solutions (GS3); Board Chair, MICHauto


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