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WPD receives 100k Award from KIND People Program

The KIND foundation has named Monica-Lewis Patrick, founder and CEO of We the People of Detroit, a winner of their 2016 Kind People awards. They have issued the following statement on their People Awards page. "Monica Lewis-Patrick’s sense of

Water Access and Public Health

Esperanza Cantu writes for on why water access in Detroit matters for public health: As officials continue to grapple with how to receive payments from water customers, the Population Health Council continues to advocate for a

Detroit Parents with Special Needs Students

The following article was originally posted on We the People of Detroit co-founder Aurora Harris' Detroit Parents with Special Needs blog. As a concerned parent of a loved on with Autism; a Special Education Advocate for parents in Detroit,

In Case You Missed It…

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