Ethan Schmitt

Senior Community Organizer

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Ethan is the Senior Community Organizer for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, and is based in Lansing. He is passionate about LGBTQ+ rights, racial justice, and reproductive justice.

Ethan currently sits on the board of Voces de la Comunidad, a Lansing-based organization specializing in outreach to the Latinx community, and sits on the community board for the Center for Gender in Global Context at Michigan State University. He has previously served on the Migrant Resource Council as well.

Ethan holds a B.A. in Psychology and Law & Society with minors in Politics and Economics from Oberlin College. Prior to joining Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Ethan was a Senior Admissions Counselor at the University of Michigan, but always had a passion for politics and advocacy that extended back many years. He was a volunteer with Planned Parenthood in Ann Arbor for a year prior to joining the team, as well as a board member on the Washtenaw County Democratic Party. Currently, he continues to help the Michigan Resistance as the Head of Logistics and Calling Party Leader.

In his spare time, Ethan enjoys hiking, long walks, reading, and cooking. Also, anything that involves puzzles and Star Trek. Above all else, he #LovesLansing.

Ethan Schmitt