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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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Fisher Body Community Benefits
May 5, 2022
Fisher Body CBA Impact Area News City’s webpage on the project https://detroitmi.gov/departments/planning-and-development-department/design-and-development-innovation/community-benefits-ordinance/ongoing-cbo-engagement/fisher-body-21 TERMS: AMI = Area Median Income AMI is a definition used by the government to determine eligibility for…
COVID Relief funds for Industrial Demolition
May 4, 2022
Covid Relief for Industrial Demolitions? The city of Detroit received the 5th largest amount of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, yet Detroiters stand to benefit the least in terms…
Community Benefits Ordinance and NAC Responsibilities
May 2, 2022
Community Benefit Agreement Ordinance (CBO) Background – Detroit’s Community Benefit Ordinance is rooted in the North End. This public policy grew from the organizing and advocacy work began in 2010…
Defund Demolitions in Detroit
April 21, 2022
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds have been provided by the Federal government to address the COVID-19 pandemic recovery. In Detroit and across the nation, evictions and unjust foreclosures…
Key Terms for Industrial Development in your Community
April 8, 2022
April 2022 – During the past two years the Duggan administration has prioritized the expansion of industrial sites as a key economic growth model. Examples include the State Fairgrounds, Cadillac…
AMC HQ Development Who Benefits?
April 8, 2022
On April 6th 2022, Equitable Detroit Coalition and Detroit People’s Platform were invited to present analysis of the AMC Headquarters Development Project in Council District 7. This gathering was hosted…
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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