We the People of Detroit (WPD) was co-founded by Chris Griffith, Aurora Harris, Monica Lewis-Patrick, Cecily McClellan and Debra Taylor. WPD is a grassroots organization founded in 2008 and grew out of citizens who fought against the Mayoral Takeover of Detroit Public Schools in 2008/09.
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For those who missed the incredible book launch for Mapping the Water Crisis here are some video links from the presentation! Thank you to Leona McElevene for capturing these moments. 1/10 – (Approx. 1 minute) – Opening Song by The Flowtown Revue https://youtu.be/oUjKFIVFdoE 2/10 – (Approx. 2 minutes) – The Flowtown Revue, … Continue reading In Case You Missed It…
The Mildred Gaddis show covered our release of “Mapping the Water Crisis.”
Thinking for ourselves By Shea Howell Separate and Unequal August 14, 2016 This week the New York Times published yet another story about the reality of two separate and unequal Detroits. With the title “In Detroit’s 2-Speed Recovery, Downtown Roars and Neighborhoods Sputter,” Peter Applebome points to critical questions the Mayor and his administration would like … Continue reading Shea Howell – “Separate and Unequal”