Background and Media Coverage of Detroit


According to most of the articles and reports published about Detroit since the census, the city is a wasteland that people are flocking from, but if you visit Detroit or read articles written by local organizers and residents of the city, Detroit is alive with hope and ripe for change.

We want to share some of those stories with you:

Detroit’s Grassroots Economies: Behind the doom-and-gloom headlines, a collective response to the city’s problems is already happening.
By Jenny Lee AND Paul Abowd

Our food, environment and health: It’s all connected
By Charity Mahouna Hicks

Breath of Hope
James R. Gaines. Video by Chris Bravo.

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