2008 Scholar

Michael A. Gregor
Western Michigan University

Michael A. Gregor
Michael is studying American Public Policy, Environmental Studies, and Nonprofit Leadership. He founded Kalamazoo Collective Housing in 2005, which provides nonprofit cooperative housing focused on sustainable living. He also serves on the Board of Directors of his city's transit system. Michael has been organizing for several years around transportation, clean energy, labor, peace, and water issues. He is committed to integrating anti-oppression work and environmental organizing. He's currently focused on creating more sustainable and just urban environments. On the side, Michael enjoys cooking, dancing, cycling, or snuggling up with a good activist history book.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


Honorable Mentions