What We Do
Collaboration between community activists, academics, researchers and designers
"We are the opportunity in our crises."
- Tawana "Honeycomb" Petty
Who We Are
WPD aims to inform and empower the public on imperative issues surrounding civil rights, land, water, education, and the democratic process.
WPD is dedicated to community coalition building and to the provision of resources that inform, train and mobilize
Our people are dedicated community servants, who have committed to the mission and the vision of the work WPD seeks to accomplish.
Water Shut Offs...
Place you and others’ health at risk
Can lead to the Michigan Department of Human Services taking your children and disabled loved ones
Can put your home in jeopardy of being condemned, and your family evicted
If water is privatized, water costs will double or triple
120,000 Detroit households (approximately 300,000 Detroiters) are in jeopardy of shut-offs
Valerie Jean Blakley