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White House awards DWEJ’s Sr. Policy Manager Kimberly Hill Knott Champions of Change award
April 4 – 5 | Focus: Hope Conference Center | $20 per person
Missed the hearing? Click Here for updates that was taken live from the hearing.
Posted on September 27, 2012 In: Advocacy, Community Development, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, EPA, Events, Federal Policy, Green Jobs, Land Use, Local Policy, State policy, Uncategorized
Who: Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ)
Join NAACP on Friday, September 13 in an open town hall meeting to learn and discuss about Proposal 3 – the renewable energy initiative that will be on the ballot on November 6
Did you know that urban agriculture isn’t technically legal in Detroit? But the planners at the City Planning Commission have been working hard over the last couple of years researching and engaging the local urban agriculture community and various other stakeholders to create a comprehensive policy to allow and encourage urban agriculture in Detroit while making sure to protect the more »
Thursday 7/19 at 2pm, panelists from the World Bank, Federal Transit Administration, Greater Cleveland Bus Rapid Transit Authority and the National Bus Rapid Transit Institute presented at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. TO SEE NOTES FROM THE EVENT, Click Here BACKGROUND: Late last year, Detroit’s light rail project along Woodward was modified in favor of a regional Bus more »
700,000 people living in a city built for 2 million. What will we do with all that land?
Last Friday (1/20/2012), DWEJ President & CEO Guy Williams went on the Craig Fahle Show with University of Detroit Mercy’s Dan Pitera, who is in charge of the Detroit Works Project Long Term Engagement Process (DWPLTEP), to talk about why DWEJ is involved in this process, and discuss the DWP’s new Home Base for civic engagement. Interview link: RADIO INTERVIEW more »
David Sands writes about green initiatives included in the recently adopted revised city charter. DWEJ board chair Tonya Myers-Phillips and charter commissioner comments: “Myers-Phillips… indicated that rather than drain city resources, the GIST measures could serve as an economic stimulus, spurring the development of a green economic infrastructure for Detroit. ‘The main challenge was defining these proposals as economic development for more »