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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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Budget Watch: Hello Detroit
October 7, 2021
Budget Watch: Informing Detroiters of How the City is Spending Our Money Hello Detroit, Want to know how the city is spending your money? To get answers to this question,…
Detroiters FOIA the City for CBA complaint paper trail
September 30, 2021
With corruption rampant at City Hall Detroiters living next to Stellantis’ Detroit Assembly Complex launch their own investigation and call for transparency and accountability. Detroit – On Thursday, September 30th…
Pro-Democracy Rally for Majority Black Detroit
September 23, 2021
DEMOCRACY in Majority Black Detroit is worth FIGHTING for! Join us Friday, October 1st 5:30- 7:00pm Join us as we kick off our Pro-Democracy Campaign! Join us to learn more…
Frontline residents push EGLE to cite FCA/Stellantis with Air Quality violations
September 21, 2021
Frontline residents push EGLE to cite FCA/Stellantis with Air Quality violations. As the production on the new Jeep Grand Cherokee L ramps up, increased odors and illness prompt resident action…
Emerging Renters Movement in Detroit
September 17, 2021
Detroit People’s Platform Renters’ Rights & Housing Justice Workshops are grounded in the framework of organizing for justice and people power in order to improve our collective wellbeing. For example,…
Proposal P: The Missed Opportunity
September 15, 2021
On August 3rd 2021, the proposed revisions to the City Charter (Proposal P) were defeated in a turnout of only 14.29% registered voters. Reports from those canvassing in the final…
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.
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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