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Detroit People’s Platform
The Detroit People’s Platform (DPP) is building a Detroit where race and the priorities of majority Black Detroit are centered. Our work advances racial and economic Justice in the nation’s largest Black majority city by organizing with community residents and community leaders to build grassroots power and transform systems and structures that make real the vision for a more racially just Detroit.
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Not our Budget, Not our Priorities: Community Outreach with no Community Outcomes
April 27, 2021
Detroit’s FY 2021-22 budget approved by City Council does little to nothing to address the demands of Detroiter’s made clear during the Community Budget Priorities outreach initiative this past year….
Smell Something? Say Something!
April 11, 2021
Smell Something?Say Something!Tell EGLE Pollution Emergency?Pollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS)1-800-292-4706
Eviction Moratorium Extended!
March 30, 2021
Eviction Moratorium Extended! Now expires June 30,2021 Renters Rights: 1. Any action by a landlord, owner of a residential property, or other person with a legal right to pursue eviction or…
2021-22 Detroit City Budget Statement
March 29, 2021
Detroit People’s Platform2021-22 Detroit City Budget Statement Submitted March 28, 2021 The budget decisions of cities like Detroit have not always looked the way they look today. Most cities-big and…
Budget Hearings, Week 3
March 22, 2021
Budget Hearings, Week 3 Last week, Detroit City Council continued their annual budget hearings. While DPP had advised residents to take action and engage in this process we were disappointed in the…
The Impact of Federal Stimulus Relief on Detroit’s Budget
March 15, 2021
Possibilities:Federal Stimulus Relief and the Detroit Budget Michigan is scheduled to receive $10.3 billion in federal stimulus money to help with the impacts of the covid-19 pandemic. About $880 million of…
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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