Mike Hersh’s Bio and Blog

Mike Hersh

Mike Hersh

Mike Hersh was born and raised in upstate NY. He earned an AB in Government from Cornell University–where he studied Middle East history and politics. He also earned a JD from the Washington College of Law, with a focus on human rights law. He has experience building coalitions on the state and federal levels to achieve progress, developing and implementing issue organizing and political campaigns, and managing web-sites and online communications.

Hersh has served on the national staff for Progressive Democrats of America, on the Steering Committee of the Maryland Progressive Working Group, and as Executive Director and co-founder of the Montgomery County Progressive Alliance, HealthCareMaryland, and Stop Transfer Of Pensions. He is committed to nonviolence and cooperation to solve problems including the Middle East conflicts, and supports a just, fair, and secure peace fully respecting the rights of Palestinians and Israelis.