Mayor Mike Duggan plans to use his stage at the Mackinac Policy Conference to advocate for property tax reform and discuss strategies to drive growth in Michigan’s largest city, which has shrunk in population for the last 70 years.
Civic and Community Information
Support on the way for Detroit’s dog owners
Detroit Dog Rescue’s west side shelter officially opens to the public on June 1. Here’s what residents can expect
Detroit group starts neighborhood transformation with west side mini-parks
Community organizers say building parks is the first step to bring resources to a west side neighborhood.
One Detroit – 2023 Mackinac Policy Conference, Memorial Day, ‘Detroit We Dey,’ One Detroit Weekend
Preview the 2023 Mackinac Policy Conference. Veterans talk about celebrating Memorial Day. A Detroit filmmaker premieres “Detroit We Dey.”
How to watch the Detroit Grand Prix for free
Race organizers say the downtown event is more inclusive than ever. Much of the track is open for viewing without a ticket.
NAACP June Jubilee to honor 60th anniversary of MLK Freedom Walk
A series of events that will take place June 22-25, beginning with the Freedom Walk Summit.
American Black Journal – Child Welfare Disparities, Soul of Philanthropy, and DSA Dance
Racial disparities task force recommends changes for child welfare system. Discover the Soul of Philanthropy. Plus, the DSA Dance Ensemble
Mapping the evolution of Detroit’s Woodbridge neighborhood
New interactive map chronicles the history of Woodbridge from the time of French settlement, using historical maps, property records, newspaper archives, photos, oral histories, and more.
Michigan families behind on water bills can get help through new program
The program can help low-income households get as much $2,500 to catch up on past due water bills. What to know.
Detroit’s lawyer draws criticism for unauthorized contract
Council President Mary Sheffield considered calling for disciplinary action against Detroit’s top attorney, after a contract was approved without council’s OK.