Political Road Show in Royal Oak

Thur., Oct 6, 2016, 6:30-9 pm, The Southeast Michigan Group of the Sierra Club presents the Political Road Show.  The location is the Elks Lodge, 2401 E. 4th St., Royal Oak, MI (at corner of 4th St. & SB I-75 Service Drive, South of 11 Mile Rd).

Chapter Political and Legislative Director Mike Berkowitz will discuss the upcoming election. Mike will cover candidates that have been endorsed by the Michigan Sierra Club and the reasons for endorsing them. There will also be an opportunity for any local endorsed candidates in attendance to introduce themselves and speak to the audience. If you want to make some sense of this election and meet candidates who support the environment, this is the place to be.

This is the regular Sierra Club SEMG Membership meeting, 1st Thursday, monthly.  The meeting is free and open to the public. Any interested person can attend.

6:30-7:00 Snacks, socializing

7:00-7:10 Announcements

7:10 Presentation.

Contact SEMG Executive Committee chair Art Myatt, almyatt@yahoo.com.


Sierra Club Endorsed Candidates for November 2016

Sierra Club is, and always will be a non-partisan grass-roots organization. That means our endorsements start from the bottom up. Our local group here in South East Michigan makes recommendations to the State Chapter which then move on to the National Organization. In making endorsement decisions we consider each candidates’ environmental record and platform, our history with and knowledge of the candidate and the candidate’s prospects of making positive impact on the environment of our State.

Below is a list of cendidates endorsed by the Sierra Club and appearing on ballots in the Southeast Michigan area. Comments are by Tom Turner, Chair of the political Committee for the Sierra Club’s Southeast Michigan Group:


Hillary Clinton – Secretary Clinton will be
the strong environmental champion that we need to lead our country, which is
why the Sierra Club is proud to endorse her and her vision for America. Continue reading “Sierra Club Endorsed Candidates for November 2016”