MiCAN Steering Committee

Grassroots Steering CommitteeMiCAN's grassroots steering committee offers a microcosm of MiCAN membership meant to promote collaboration, connection, and shared investments of time, energy, and resources to build power for the climate movement overall. Steering committee members' expectations for insight, direction, and contributions to MiCAN's operating model and grassroots mobilization objectives are outlined in the position description adopted in August 2023. See our current steering committee member organizations >


Climate Culture Club

Climate Culture Club

In accordance with our mission to inspire durable cultural shifts that make climate and sustainability solutions the “right thing to do” in Michigan, MiCAN dedicates a portion of our digital community space for climate activists to connect and find joy and meaning through the discussion of climate-related media such as books, film, music, and art.

MiCAN aims to offer recommendations and resources to anyone interested in climate change, regardless of their experience or expertise. Whether you're a seasoned activist or just starting to learn about climate change, MiCAN’s Climate Culture Club on Mighty Network is a great place to connect with others, learn new things, and find inspiration. Contact Digital Community Manager Serena Amdur to get involved.


Michigan Climate Communications Network

Michigan Climate Communications NetworkThe Michigan Climate Communications Network, founded by MiCAN at the start of 2023, is a monthly convening of communications personnel from climate-oriented organizations across Michigan and a support system that can always be contacted by email chain for rapid response in the interim. The MCCN fosters camaraderie among climate communicators and offers an open space where members can seek advice, share best practices, and contribute content for collaboration and collective promotion. If you find yourself working in a creative capacity for your organization, this group is an opportunity to get to know your colleagues, talk shop, and feel completely comfortable calling on the folks who can answer your questions and offer peer review. Contact Communications Manager Colleen Otte to join.


Climate Education Action Team

Climate Education Action TeamPrimarily focused on informal educators and K-12, the Climate Education Action Team strives to support Michigan educators in delivering the highest quality interdisciplinary climate change education to develop informed and engaged citizens.

Higher Education for Climate Action in Michigan

Higher Education for Climate Action in MichiganHigher Education for Climate Action in Michigan (HECAM) connects higher ed faculty and students toward a shared goal of building the muscle for collaboration across colleges and universities, leveraging institutions' power to contribute to campus actions and statewide climate planning, and preparing students for a 21st century climate-literate workforce through development of a multifaceted climate change curriculum. If you are involved at the university level, learn more about the group on Mighty Network.



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