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Open letter to the Detroit Community announcing Community Trust: Our communities are up to us

The Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP) does not speak for us. We, the Community Trust, are a coalition of organizations that have done sustained, substantial work on the east side of Detroit for many decades. We have established youth programs, worked on anti-violence efforts, organized business initiatives, encouraged economic innovation, established gardens, reclaimed homes, planted trees, developed new m ...

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DPS appeals to U.N. for relief

Human rights rally help By Victor Walker Special to Michigan Citizen DETROIT — Citing a list of governmental actions depriving Detroiters of their vote, DPS school board members, community leaders, activists and citizens issued a human rights appeal to the world community on Dec. 10 at a press conference in front of Coleman Alexander Young Center. “The will of the people is being ignored with impunity,” rea ...

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