|Michigan House of Representatives District 4|
|Ann Arbor School Board|
|Bachelor's||Cornell University (2007)|
|Master's||University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2009)|
|Place of birth||Detroit, Michigan|
|Profession||Chief of Staff for State Senator Bert Johnson|
Hollier was born and raised in the Northend of Detroit. He attended Detroit Public Schools through high school graduation, after which he moved to Ithaca, New York to study Labor Relations at Cornell University. He received his bachelor's degree in 2007 and then returned to his home state for graduate school at University of Michigan, where he completed a master's degree in Urban Planning in 2009. While attending the University of Michigan, he also served as a member of the Ann Arbor School Board.
Between college and graduate school, Hollier temporarily suspended his academic plans in order to help with the Hurricane Katrina recovery effort. He served as volunteer coordinator for the East Biloxi Relief and Recovery Center in Mississippi.
Since earning his master's degree, Hollier has worked as the district director for State Senator Buzz Thomas and chief of staff for State Senator Bert Johnson.
Hollier ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 4. He is running against Carol Banks, Marcelus Brice, Paris Canty, Mohammed Hassan, Jonathan Wright, Ernest Little, Rose Mary Robinson, Beverly Tran, Mervin White and Robert Zwolak in the Democratic primary on August 7. Incumbent Maureen Stapleton (D) is running in District 6.
Hollier has stated, "I want to make Detroit a community that people want to live, work and raise a family. Detroit has always been a place where dreams were possible now we need to make sure it is a place that fosters the development of those dreams."
On his campaign website, Hollier cites education, infrastructure, and vision as the chief themes of his campaign.
- Prioritize education
"Create a culture that values the wide, equitable educational attainment necessary to produce both economic opportunity and stronger citizens."
"Embrace the triple bottom line of economic, social and environmental benefit by retooling our infrastructure with green technology, adapting vacant buildings and open spaces for new uses, and creating healthy, family-supporting jobs."
"Create a comprehensive vision for transit-linked, high-quality, walkable urban centers in Detroit."
Hollier was endorsed by the following individuals and organizations, as listed on his official campaign website:
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- Official Campaign Website
- Hollier on Facebook
- Follow Hollier on Twitter
- Michigan Board of Elections-2012 Candidate List
- Adam Hollier's Official Campaign Website, "About," accessed August 3, 2012
- Michigan Department of State "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 4, 2012
- Associated Press, "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012
- Adam Hollier Official Campaign Website, "Issues," accessed August 2, 2012
- Adam Hollier Official Campaign Website, "Endorsements," accessed August 2, 2012
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