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What is innovative about Michigan Movement (MIM)?

Our mission: MIM believes every individual, regardless of race, gender, socioeconomic status, or personal beliefs, deserves the same quality of life. Rooted in sustainability, innovation, and collaboration, students provide aid to individuals and families experiencing homelessness and poverty in the local community. MIM believes in three P’s to making progress: provision of basic daily necessities; promotion of individual autonomy through education, health and wellness; and passion for community engagement and social advocacy.

MIM listens to those experiencing homelessness and works together with the community to effectively discover innovative ways to help. We cater programs and services that target specific needs of this population through actively listening and recognizing every individual's fundamental needs. 

We are the only student organization at U of M whose main goal is to provide aid and relief to the homeless and impoverished population. Although there are other service organizations on campus, there are none that primarily focus on empowering the homeless population by directly working with them. 

Homelessness is overlooked and many homeless agencies and programs or are being defunded. MIM is a catalyst for active change and aspires to keep this conversation going and to improve the quality of life for these individuals.

With an incredibly strong team, we are working together to bring positive changes to the community. 


I’m impressed with the work Michigan Movement has accomplished and the positive impact they continue to make in our community
— Amanda Carlisle, Executive Director of Washtenaw Housing Alliance

 Fahmida, Katie, and Maria getting supplies for an MPower event 

Fahmida, Katie, and Maria getting supplies for an MPower event 

 Sofia helping out with Saturday breakfast at Mercy House

Sofia helping out with Saturday breakfast at Mercy House