Rep. Andy Levin serves Michigan’s 9th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. A union organizer, human rights activist, workforce policy expert, and green energy entrepreneur, Rep. Levin has spent his career advocating for an equitable and inclusive future for all people
After working with Haitian immigrant workers, Levin co-founded an organization to assist immigrants with challenges posed by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Levin worked in Washington D.C. as a staff attorney to the presidential Commission on the Future of Worker-Management Relations and in the secretary’s office of the U.S. Department of Labor.
From 1995-2006, Levin served as assistant director of organizing at the national AFL-CIO, where he created and ran Union Summer, helped many unions with collaborative organizing campaigns around the country, and created and led the Voice@Work Campaign.
Levin took his advocacy work to the Michigan state government, where he created and ran the state’s No Work Left Behind initiative. He also helped create Michigan’s Green Jobs Initiative in 2008 and the Green Jobs Report in 2009. Levin went on to create the Michigan Academy for Green Mobility Alliance (MAGMA). In 2011, Levin founded Levin Energy Partners LLC.
Levin is an honors graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School and holds a master’s degree from the University of Michigan in Asian Languages and Cultures, where he was a Mellon Fellow in the Humanities.
Levin and his wife Mary have four children — Koby, Saul, Ben, and Molly — and live in Bloomfield Township.