November 10, 2017 – Equitable Detroit Coalition and Detroit People’s Platform hosted a press conference Thursday morning announcing that they are stepping up the fight for real Community Benefits to address racial and economic inequities around development in the city.
Their announcement comes one year after Detroiters faced a confusing choice between Proposal A and Proposal B at the polls. For the past year the group has been documenting the failure of Proposal B and are demanding that City Council take action to create a Community Benefits Ordinance that is fair and equitable for all Detroiters.
Shelterforce – In Detroit, the Fight for Community Benefits Begins Anew –
Metrotimes – Detroit activists seek changes to ‘toothless’ community benefits law –
Michigan Radio – Push for stronger community benefits process in Detroit as big projects move forward –