Monique Stanton is dedicated to promoting social justice and advancing equity in our community. In her role as the President & CEO at the Michigan League for Public Policy, she is committed to addressing economic inequality, advancing racial equity, and promoting the health and well-being of Michiganders through public policy change.
Monique has been active in various advocacy efforts including Medicaid expansion, behavioral healthcare reform, recovery and substance use prevention efforts, early childhood initiatives, and criminal justice reform. Monique is a current member of the Michigan Collaboration to End Mass Incarceration, Detroit Drives Degrees, Promote the Vote, Think Babies, and other collaborations.
She is a past member of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network Substance Use Disorder Policy Oversight Board, Michigan Celebrate Recovery, Great Start Collaborative Macomb, Macomb County Prisoner Re-Entry Advisory Council, Greater Area Detroit Health Council, Michigan Community Health Association Provider Alliance, Metro Affairs Coalition Public Health Task Force, Macomb Children’s Healthcare Access Program, and many more.
Monique has a Bachelor’s of Arts in History and Communication/Theatre from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI and Master’s of Arts in Social Justice from Marygrove College in Detroit, MI. She is a Leadership Detroit XXXVIII and Leadership Macomb XVII graduate. Monique has received the following recognitions: Macomb County Chamber of Commerce Foundation Athena Award Recipient 2020, Crain’s Detroit Business Notable Women in Healthcare 2020, Margrove College Distinguished Alumni 2018, Detroit Free Press and Metro Affairs Coalition Shining Light Award 2014, and dBusiness Magazine 30 in their 30’s Honoree 2013.