How one person changed America and helped 20,000 businesses
Who are we?
The Made in America Movement (MAM) is the unified voice of American companies. MAM represents 20,000 American sourced companies and has 520,000 active consumer members. We are the leading objective, independent, non-partisan, organization dedicated to promoting American businesses and the families that rely on them. Watch the video below for a quick overview.
Not About Politics
We have worked with the White House, spoken with multiple (Presidential) administrations, and recommended many of our member companies for events both in DC and around the country, but we are not political and do NOT take sides. “Our team is happy to work with any administration, federal or local, that is focused on helping level the playing field for American companies,“ said MAM Chairman Kurt Uhlir.
We are a non-partisan organization lobbying for and celebrating American manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, small business owners, mom and pop stores, local boutiques, and service providers. Dedicated to encouraging consumers to buy American-made products, we provide our members with resources to expand their use of American-made products and serve as a place to share ideas to increase our members’ bottom lines. Let’s unite American voices and tell Washington to bring American jobs home. We are a conduit for change!
The Made In America Movement was founded out of a passion to see more jobs come back to America. This Movement was created so that individuals can get involved and use their voices and buying power to create change. Together we will grow this movement across the nation. As our Founder Margarita Mendoza is often quoted for saying, “To make it as America, we have to make it in America.”.
The Made In America Movement website and our community is designed to help you become a more conscious consumer. We also strengthen our economy, as we build relationships with brands to help them source more products in the USA and bring manufacturing to the USA. Our blog is full of content to educate you as a consumer on issues like toxic products, exploited workers and steps our government is making to grow jobs in America.
Who is behind the movement?
Margarita Mendoza originally started MAM as a personal movement, and it quickly went viral thanks to her energy, leadership, and the countless hours she spent sharing the stories of companies building products in America with American Made ingredients and supplies.
Since then, the Movement has grown to include well-known business leaders such as Entrepreneur and Inventor Kurt Uhlir, his wife and marketing executive Valerie Uhlir, celebrities, musicians, and the hundreds and thousands that have worked with us in spreading the stories of American businesses. Strong leadership and visionary thinking have built the Made in America Movement into the global leader in the growth of American companies. If you’re interested in reading more about our leadership team, click here to read about each of their backgrounds.
Ready to join the movement?
You can help by signing up for our email list, subscribing to the blog, becoming familiar with the brands committed to American jobs, connecting with us on social media to make your voice heard, or by becoming a MAM Ambassador. Get started today by taking the pledge to buy American made. It is a reinvestment into our economy and sends a clear message to other brands that there is a demand for more.
Margarita Mendoza (CEO and Founder) and Kurt Uhlir (Chairman) at the Made in America Roundtable in the East Room of the White House.
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The Vetting Process
While the Made In America Movement can not fully certify every aspect of a company ourselves, we have processes in place which help us verify the Made in USA claim.
The ultimate goal is providing American’s with jobs. We know the importance of keeping manufacturing jobs here in America, and bringing back those we have already lost.
Our blog is constantly updated with the latest information on brands, jobs and even the politics around American manufacturing. We are a non-partisan website dedicated to the facts. Our social media outlets help get this information to you as well as inspire you around the importance of the movement.
Making a Movement
A movement is centered around people, it is simple and powerful. Our goal is to provide you information about current events around manufacturing in America as well as making it easier for you to find brands that are committed to being American made.
Are you passionate about The Made in America Movement and inspiring others? Interested in companies that are making an effort to grow jobs in the United States and news that affects our communities? Then you may be the perfect candidate to become a Made in America Movement (MAM) Ambassador!