We The People of Detroit

We the People of Detroit is dedicated to community coalition building and to the provision of resources that inform, train and mobilize the citizens of Detroit and beyond to improve their quality of life.

Email: wethepeopleofdetroit@gmail.com

Registered Charity: 47-51239-03

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Our Partners

Local Partners

People's Water Board

 Our volunteer work in cooperation with the People’s Water Board Coalition has helped lead to moratoriums on water shut-offs and filing of the lawsuit against the Department of Water and Sewerage Department.

Allied Media Projects

We partner with AMP on projects and events.

East Michigan Enviornmental Action Council + Cass Commons

 We work on environmental actions together and co-sponsor events.

Redeem Detroit

Redeem Detroit revitalizes neighborhoods in the city of Detroit by renovating abandoned buildings and using them to provide services and programming for at risk youth, returning citizens, and teen parents.

St. Peter's Episcopal Church - Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management

This is a partner who does similar work and often co-sponsors events with us.

Detroit Equity Action Lab

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National & Global Partners

We have worked with the following organisations (and more) in supporting the Detroit formal complaint to the U.N. on water rights and to continue moving the national policy on the human right to water.

US Human Rights Network

National network of organizations and individuals working to build and strengthen a people-centered human rights movement in the United States.
They have used our water research for some of their testimony to the EPA. View a document they created to explain how water rights are an eminent safety threat, featuring our research!

The Council of Canadians

Canada’s leading social action organization. Their campaigns advocate for clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care, and a vibrant democracy.

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

A principal and autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (“OAS”) whose mission is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere.

NCLA Water

A coalition of national, state and local organizations, religious institutions, legal organizations, unions and others working to win the passage of national legislation and state legislation on comprehensive access to safe, affordable drinking water and sanitation – the human rights to water and sanitation.

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