Two people holding a large blue sign with a drawn water tower and the text "free the water, decriminalize dissent"


People’s Water Board
   Our volunteer work in cooperation with the People’s Water Board Coalition has helped lead to moratoriums on water shut-offs and filing of the lawsuit against the Department of Water and Sewerage Department.

Allied Media Projects
   We partner with AMP on projects and events.

East Michigan Environmental Action Council
   We work on environmental actions together and co-sponsor events.

The Cass Commons
   We partner with the Cass Commons to host events.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church / Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management
   This is a partner who does similar work and often co-sponsors events with us.

National and Global

We have worked with the following organisations (and more) in supporting the Detroit formal complaint to the U.N. on water rights and to continue moving the national policy on the human right to water.

US Human Rights Network
National network of organizations and individuals working to build and strengthen a people-centered human rights movement in the United States.
They have used our water research for some of their testimony to the EPA. View a document they created to explain how water rights are an eminent safety threat, featuring our research!

The Council of Canadians
Canada’s leading social action organization. Their campaigns advocate for clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care, and a vibrant democracy.

World Water Justice Council

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
A principal and autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (“OAS”) whose mission is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere.

NCLA Water
A coalition of national, state and local organizations, religious institutions, legal organizations, unions and others working to win the passage of national legislation and state legislation on comprehensive access to safe, affordable drinking water and sanitation – the human rights to water and sanitation.

Our Supporters

We are able to accomplish our work in part through the support of:
logo: "Rockefeller Family Fund" in blue text logo: Tides: What's Possible in white text on a forest green background kind logo: a line of rectangles in orange, red, green, and blue with the word "KIND" underneath logo: "Buck dinner" and an illustration of a cartoon buck (deer) Presbyterian Mission Agency logo - white text on black background

& the generous donations of individuals. Thank you!