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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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Thank you! Proposal P Volunteers and Supporters
August 5, 2021
Thank you to everyone who supported and voted for Proposal P, the People’s Charter. There is still work to be done. Detroit Peoples’ Platform are disappointed that Detroiters have been…
Myth Busting Proposal P
July 29, 2021
Myth Busting Proposal P There has been too much misinformation shared about the City Charter Revision On Wednesday, July 28th, Detroit People’s Platform hosted a Myth Busting Info Session on…
Michigan Supreme Court Ruling
July 29, 2021
Breaking! Detroit City Charter Revision THURSDAY, July 29th 2021 We have received word that the Michigan Supreme Court has upheld the Home Rule principle and that the vote on Proposal…
Michigan Supreme Court hears final arguments on the Detroit City Charter
July 11, 2021
Proposal P has been printed on the ballots, but the State’s High Court will decide whether the vote will count. Detroit – On Wednesday, July 7th the Michigan Supreme Court…
Detroit Organization Amicus Brief to the MI Supreme Court
July 6, 2021
Download the Amicus Brief HORACE SHEFFIELD III and RODRICK HARBIN, Plaintiffs/Appellee, Supreme Court Case No. 163084 Court of Appeals Case No. 357298 Wayne CC: 21-006043-AW STATE OF MICHIGAN IN THE…
INFOSHEET: The Revised Detroit City Charter Proposal P
June 14, 2021
DOWNLOAD INFOSHEET: THE REVISED DETROIT CITY CHARTER – PROPOSAL P INFOSHEET: The Revised Detroit City Charter Proposal P Detroit People’s Platform NEWS @detroitpeoples What is the City Charter? The City…
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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