Andrew Levin

United States  |  US House of Representatives (MI-09)

Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Andrew Levin is a union organizer, human rights activist, workforce policy expert and green energy entrepreneur that represents Michigan’s ninth congressional district in the US House of Representatives. From 1995-2006, Congressman Levin served as Assistant Director of Organizing at the national AFL-CIO, where he created and ran Union Summer, helped many unions with collaborative organizing campaigns around the country, and created and led the Voice@Work Campaign, which organized the national movement to pass the Employee Free Choice Act.

Congressman Levin took his advocacy work to the Michigan state government, where he created and ran the state’s No Work Left Behind initiative that helped more than 160,000 unemployed and underemployed Michiganders go back to school during the Great Recession. In 2011, he founded Levin Energy Partners LLC as an entrepreneurial force to help shape Michigan’s and America’s energy future. He has worked on human rights for decades, including doing legal work for asylum seekers in the US and investigating and reporting on human rights abuses in Haiti, China and Tibet.

Born in Detroit and raised in Berkley, MI, Congressman Levin is an honors graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School and holds a Masters Degree from the University of Michigan in Asian Languages and Cultures, where he was a Mellon Fellow in the Humanities.

Congressman Levin was an event speaker at the Dialogue