Jim Vopat and his part­ner Bob Miller, found­ing mem­bers of Har­bor Coun­try Progress, live in Three Oaks, Mich. Vopat, the author of five books includ­ing Writ­ing Cir­cles: Kids Rev­o­lu­tion­ize Work­shop (Heine­mann, 2009), found­ed and co-directs the Mil­wau­kee Writ­ing Project. 

Building the Left in Harbor Country
We met our neighbors and helped turn rural Michigan blue.