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"Nobody who was Anybody supported it;
Everybody who was Anybody opposed it. "

Herewith, compiled by One United Michigan, a list of Organizations
and Individuals arraigned against the Civil Rights Initiative.


Organizations

A
AARP/Michigan
ACLU of Michigan, Lansing Branch
Affirmations Lesbian & Gay Community Center
AFT Michigan
The Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS)
A. Philip Randolph Institute
American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
American Arab Chamber of Commerce
American Association for Affirmative Action
American Association of University Professors, Michigan Conference
American Association of University Women of Michigan - (Birmingham, Rochester, Manistee, Grosse Pointe, Northville-Novi and Bay City)
American Association of University Women - Romeo Branch
American Civil Liberties Union - Michigan
American Friends Service Committee - LGBT Issues Program
American Jewish Committee
Anti-Defamation League
Arab American and Chaldean Council
Arab American Institute
Association of Chinese Americans
Asian American Center for Justice/American Citizens for Justice
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance - Michigan
Asian Pacific American Student Organization - Michigan State University
Associated Students of Michigan State University
Association of Food Dealers of Michigan
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Michigan

B
Bartech Group
Bay County League of Democratic Women and Men

C
Campaign for State Action on Environmental Justice
Clean Water Action - Michigan
Coalition of Labor Union Women
Commission on Church and Society and World Mission (CCSWM) of Michigan Conference of United Church of Christ
Community Development Advocates of Michigan
Council of Asian Pacific American (CAPA)
Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit & Vicinity
Council of Organizations of Asian Indians of Michigan
Council on American-Islamic Relations-Michigan

D
D. Augustus Straker Bar Association
Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Michigan
Delta Tau Omega of Alpha Kappu Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Detroit Alliance for Fair Banking
Detroit Branch - NAACP
Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance
Detroit Chapter of the Michigan National Organization for Women
Detroit Club, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.
Detroit Democratic Socialists of America
Detroit Federation of Teachers
Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
Detroit Metropolitan Interfaith Committee on Worker Issues
Detroit Regional Chamber
Detroit Renaissance
Detroit Urban League
Disability Network/Michigan

E
Eastern Michigan University Student Government
East Michigan Environmental Action Council
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - Northwest Lower Michigan Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - Southeast Michigan Synod

F
Factor
Families With Children from China - Metro Detroit - Board of Directors
Flint Jewish Federation
Ford NOBLE

G
Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce
Goodrich Quality Theatres
Graduate Employees Organization AFT - M 3550
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Grand Rapids School Board
Grand Valley State University
Gray Panthers of Huron Valley
Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit
Grosse Pointe Democratic Club

H
Hartfield Memorial Baptist Church
Hispanic Caucus of Genesee County
Hmong Coummunity of Metro Detroit
Human Rights Campaign

I
I.U.O.E. Local 547
Ingham County Equal Opportunity Committee
Ingham County Women's Foundation
Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
Irwin Seating Company

J
Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit

K
Kalamazoo City Commission
Kalamazoo Non-violent Opponents of War (KNOW)

L
Lansing Association for Human Rights
Lansing Chapter National Panhellenic Council
Lansing Progressive Connection
Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development
Latino Family Services
Latinos United
Law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Leadership Council - Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
League of Women Voters of Michigan

M
Mam Non
Metro Detroit Coalition of Black Trade Unions
Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength Michigan (MOSES)
Mexicantown Community Development Corporation
MI List
Michigan AFSCME Council 25
Michigan Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Connections
Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Michigan Federation of Business & Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.
Michigan's Children
Michigan Catholic Conference
Michigan Coalition for Human Rights
Michigan Conference United Church of Christ - Board of Directors
Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW)
Michigan Council of YWCAs
Michigan Chapter - National Association of Social Workers
Michigan Chapter of Pride At Work, AFL-CIO
Michigan Community Action Agency Association
Michigan Conference United Church of Christ
Michigan Democratic Party
Michigan Education Association
Michigan Equality
Michigan Federation of Business & Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.
Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Michigan Indo-American Democratic Caucus
Michigan Jewish Conference
Michigan League for Human Services
Michigan Legislative Black Caucus
Michigan National Organization for Women
Michigan Non-Profit Association
Michigan Pay Equity Network
Michigan Peaceworks
Michigan Pride at Work
Michigan Public Transit Association
Michigan Spanish-Speaking Democrats
Michigan State AFL-CIO
Michigan State University Black Alumni, Inc.
Michigan State University Residence Halls Association
Michigan State University Vote NO on MCRI Coalition
Michigan UU Social Justice Network
Michigan Welfare Rights
Mid Michigan Democracy for America
Muskegon County Board of Commissioners

N
NAACP, Detroit Branch
NAACP, Michigan State Conference
National Association of Social Workers - Michigan Chapter
National Association of Women Business Owners
National Bar Association
National Conference For Community and Justice
National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Detroit Section
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Metro Detroit Section
National Federation of Filipino American Associations - Michigan
National Pan Hellenic Council of Metro Detroit
National Women's Political Caucus
Neighborhood Roundtable (Flint)
New Detroit, Inc.
Nokomis Foundation

O
Oakland University Student Congress
OPEIU Local 494 Retiree Chapter
Organization of Black Alumni, Wayne State University

P
Peace Education Center of Lansing
PEN C.L.U.W.
Phillipine American Community Center of Michigan
Planned Parenthood of East Central Michigan
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan
Presbytery of Detroit, Presbyterian Church (U.S.)
President's Council, State Universities of Michigan
Progressive Women's Alliance
Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan

R
Race Relations & Diversity Task Force Birmingham Bloomfield Area

S
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Second Ebenezer Church
Sierra Club of Michigan
SEIU State Council
SER Metro Detroit
Service Employees Local 79
State Board of Education
Stonewall Bar Association
Students Supporting Affirmative Action - University of Michigan

T
Triangle Foundation

U
Unitarian-Universalist Church of Greater Lansing
Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty
United Auto Workers
UFCW, Local 951

V
Veterans For Peace of Michigan

W
Welcome in My Backyard, Inc.
West Michigan Chamber Coalition
Women's Center of America
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Detroit Branch
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Greater Lansing Branch
Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
Women Progressive Activists (WPA)

Y
YWCA of Greater Flint
YWCA West Central Michigan

Z
Zonta International District 15

CAMPAIGN CO-CHAIRS

Debbie Dingell, Co-Chair, One United Michigan Steering Committee
Paul Hillegonds, Co-Chair, One United Michigan Steering Committee
Heaster Wheeler, Co-Chair, One United Michigan Steering Committee

A
Tina Abbott, Secretary-Treasurer, Michigan State AFL-CIO
Dr. Charles G. Adams, Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
Ishmael Ahmed, Executive Director, ACCESS
Barbara Allushuski, Managing Principal and Worldwide Partner, Mercer Human Resource Consulting Inc
Reverend Wendell Anthony, President, Detroit Branch NAACP
Dennis W. Archer, Chairman, Dickinson Wright PPLC

B
Ralph Babb, Chairman and CEO, Comerica Inc.
Senator Raymond Basham, Michigan State Senate Representative
Doug Bennett, Michigan House of Representatives
Jeffrey Bergeron, Managing Partner, Ernst & Young
Dave Bing, Chairman and CEO, The Bing Group
Burt Bleke
Richard E. Blouse, Jr., President and CEO, Detroit Regional Chamber
David E. Bonior, Professor, Wayne State University
Mike Boulus, Executive Director, Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan
John Bourbeau, CEO, Right Management Consultants
Senator Liz Brater, Michigan State Senate
Marcie Brogan, CEO, Brogan & Partners Communications
James Buck, City of Granville
Joseph Buttigieg, III, Vice Chairman, Comerica Incorporated
Representative Pam Byrnes, Michigan State House of Representatives

C
Victoria Collins, President, UFCW 876
Carol Curtin, Michigan State Board of Education

D
Pat Devlin, Secretary-Treasurer, Michigan Building Trades

E
Anthony Earley, Jr., Chairman and CEO, DTE Energy Company
Joe Erhardt, Erhardt Construction Co.
Fern Ettinger, Chair of State Public Affairs, NCJW
Dr. Oliver Evans, Kendall College of Art and Design

F
Michael Faas, Metropolitan Hospital
Dr. Haifa Fakhouri, President, Arab American and Chaldean Council
Fred Filiciano, Hispanic Business Alliance
Michael Flanagan, Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Michigan
Frank Fountain, Senior Vice President, External Affairs/Public Policy, Daimler Chrysler Corporation
David Frey

G
Mark Gaffney, President, Michigan State AFL-CIO
Jane Garcia
Al Garrett, President, Michigan AFSCME
Janna Garrison, President, Detroit Federation of Teachers
Eva Garza Dewaelsche
Ron Gettleffinger, President, United Auto Workers
Alfred R. Glancy III, Chairman of the Board, Unico Investment Company
Bing Goei, Eastern Floral and Gifts, Inc.
Thomas Gottschalk, Executive Vice President, Public Policy and General Counsel, General Motors Corporation
Henry Grix Imad Hamad, Regional Director, ADC

H
Thomas Haas, Grand Valley State University
Jim Hackett, Steelcase Inc.
Bill Hardiman, Michigan Senator
Lesa Hardiman-Bartz, GRACC Diversity Advisory Council
George Heartwell, City of Grand Rapids
David Hecker, President, American Federation of Teachers - Michigan
John Helmholdt, Strategic Communications Group LLC
Florence Herman, Chair of State Public Affairs, NCJW
Barbara A. Hill, President, Michigan Women's Foundation
James P. Hoffa, General President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Steve Horn
Susan Horowitz, Publisher, PrideSource

I
Howard Israel

J
Llenda Jackson-Leslie, President, National Women's Political Caucus
Senator Gilda Jacobs, Michigan State Senate
Gerald Johnson, Mercantile Bank
Joseph Jones, Strategic Communications Group LLC

K
Mary Kamidoi, Asian American Center for Justice
Jeff Kane, BDO Siedman
Jay Kaplan, ACLU of Michigan, LGBT Project
Mary Ann Keeler, Keeler Foundation
Fred Keller, Cascade Engineering
Kurt Kimball, City of Grand Rapids
Birgit Klohs, The Right Place Program
Sister Monica Kostielney, President and CEO, Michigan Catholic Conference
Richard Kughn, Chairman and CEO, Kughn Enterprise

L
Representative Gabe Leland, Michigan House of Representatives
Timothy Leuliette, Chairman President and CEO, Metaldyne Corporation
Daniel Little, Chancellor, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Daniel Loepp, Executive Vice President and CEO Designate, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan
Dick Long, National CAP Director, United Auto Workers

M
Ben Maibach III, Chairman and President, Barton Malow Company
Cardinal Adam Maida, Archbishop of Detroit and Chairman of the Michigan Catholic Conference Board of Directors
Jon March, Miller Johnson
Florine Mark, President and CEO, The WW Group
Alyssa R. Martina, Publisher and President, Metro Parent Publishing Group
Patrick McCarty, Michigan CAP Executive Director, United Auto Workers
Phil McCorkle, St. Mary's Mercy Medial Center
Robert McPherson, Owner, Crystal Home Health Care
Bill Meyer, Hamtramack Human Rights Coalition
Eileen McNeil
Fred Missad, Irwin Union Bank
Jeffrey Montgomery, Executive Director, Triange Foundation
Kary Moss, Executive Director, ACLU Michigan

N-P
Bruce Nyberg, Regional President, Huntington Bank
Tim O'Brien, Deputy Chief of Staff, Ford Motor Company
Tim O'Donovan, Wolverine World Wide
Juan Olivarez, Grand Rapids Community College
Cynthia Pasky, President, CEO and Founder, Strategic Staffing Solutions
Jessica Pellegrino, Director of Public Affairs, WDUT Univision
Charles Podowski, President & CEO, The Auto Club Group
Daniel Ponder, CEO, Franco Public Relations Group
Kathleen Ponitz, Progressive AE
Dr. Glenda Price, President, Marygrove College

R
John Rakolta, Jr., President and CEO, Walbridge Aldinger
Dale Robertson, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Robert Rossiter, Chairman & CEO, Lear Corporation
Doug Rothwell, President, Detroit Renaissance
Ed Rowe, Central United Methodist Church
Charles Royce, Sr., Royce Rolls Ringer Co.

S
Noel Saleh, President, ACCESS
Iris Salters, President, Michigan Education Association
Nancy Schlichting, President and CEO, Henry Ford Health System
Phil Schloop, Business Manager and International Trustee, Operating Engineers Local 547
Alan S. Schwartz, Chairman, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Peter Secchia, Unversal Forest Products, Inc.
Sharona Shapiro, Michigan Area Director, American Jewish Committee
Richard Shoemaker, Vice-President, United Auto Workers
Al Short, Michigan Education Association
Osama Siblani, Publisher, Arab American News
Reverend Larry Simmons, AME Ministerial Alliance of Southeast Michigan
Rabbi Arnold Sleutelberg, Congregation Shir Tikvah
Larry Smith, Civil Rights Department Director, United Auto Workers
Shirley Stancato, President and CEO, New Detroit
Kathleen Strauss, Michigan State Board of Education

T
S. Martin Taylor
Phil Thompson, President, Michigan State Council SEIU
Gail Torreano, President, AT&T Michigan
Reggie Turner, President, National Bar Association

V-Z
Representative Aldo Vagnozzi, Michigan House of Representatives
Michelle VanDyke, Fith/Third Bank
Alicia Villarreal, Executive Director, Latino Family Services
Wendy Wagenheim, President, Jewish Community Council
Alma Wheeler Smith
Yvonne White, President, Michigan State Conference NAACP
Senator Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan State Senate
Alan C. Young, Managing Partner & CEO, Alan C. Young & Associates P.C.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS

Rebecca Bahar-Cook, Ingham County Commissioner
Lisa Bakale-Wise Suzanne Baker, Director, Women's Resource Center
Lavora Barnes
Sarah Bennett
Carla Blinkhorn
Lisa M. Boulding
Jody Brylinsky
Beverly Byle
Judy Carty
David L. Chambers
Kenneth M. Coleman
Elizabeth Datkovic
Lisa DeBuc
Natasha DeGiulio
DeDe Esque, Nokomis Foundation
Rebecca Rose Felthouse
Jeanette Fleury
Robert Emmett Goodrich,Goodrich Quality Theatres*
Cheryl Gray
Leah Gunn, Washtenaw County Commissioner, District 9
Christina Guzman
Mary Hall
Thiam Roma Heaney
Vun-Sin Hiew
Elizabeth Higgins
LaToya Hilliard
Ginger Houghton
Earle Irwin, Irwin Seating Company
Jeannie Jackson
Stephanie Jackson
Patricia Jefferson
Vanessa R. Jones
Amanda Koch
Lynne Martinez
Alexandra Matish
Sheena McBride
Regina Miller
Leigh Moerdyke
Marcie Noble
Mary Pollock
Susan Safford
Sarah Scamihorn
Ethel Schwartz
Sam Singh, Executive Director, Michigan Non-Profit Association*
Jewell Street
Linda Stright
Cheryl Sugarman
Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk
Elizabeth Treloar
Reginald Turner, former President, State Bar of Michigan; President, National Bar Association*
Allyn Verbal
Dr. Christine M. Wallace
Nancy White, Macomb County Board Commissioner
Kelsey Woodard April Woodward-Slack, President, Greater Kalamazoo NOW
Joanne Wright
Dr. Kent J. Ulery

*Organization listed for affiliation purposes only
**Coalition in formation

P.O. Box 81156
Lansing, Michigan 48908
Phone: (877) 482-1438
Email Contact: contactus@oneunitedmichigan.org
One United Michigan 2004

 
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