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Detroit, March 19, 2024 – Today, MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving announced Detroit People’s Platform as one of the Yield Giving Open Call’s awardees working with people and in places experiencing the greatest need in the United States. As one of the highest scoring groups, Detroit People’s Platform received $2 million.  

“This gift is meaningful because the process was peer-reviewed and based upon the strength and dedication of our staff, volunteers, and supporters,” shares DPP’s Senior Director Linda Campbell. “The success of DPPs work is rooted in the commitment of majority Black Detroit to organize and fight for the vision of an equitable and just Detroit.”

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Detroit People’s Platform strives to protect, maintain & empower majority Black Detroit in the face of efforts to re-engineer the nation’s largest Black city. Learn more about our work for Good Governance, Economic Justice, Transit Justice, Housing Justice and The Commons in Detroit.

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Without the strong leadership and commitment of our long-standing Community Partners we would not be able to build movement. We work with Brightmoor Connection, Jefferson Chalmers Community Advocates and other neighborhood groups who are willing to stand up to the status quo and fight for Majority Black Detroit.

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