June 1, 2022

Co-ops for Community-Economic Developers

A presentation put together by DJC and Detroit Community Wealth Fund on how to build a co-op in your community.
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Understanding Detroit Property Tax Assessments & Poverty Tax Exemptions

No Detroiter should be at risk of losing their home. Our Community Legal Advocates speak with our Digital Strategist about how to lower your property tax assessment in the city of Detroit. For anyone who thinks their property taxes are too high or are in danger of foreclosure, this video will walk you through what...
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Know Your Rights: Police Interactions

A helpful two-page sheet to help anyone who’s been stopped by the police know what to say, and what their rights are.
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Mapping Injustice: Navigating the Criminal Legal System

A set of resources from the Mapping Injustice series, which will help you better understand what to do if you or a loved one have been stopped by the police, arrested, or are awaiting a court date. There is a syllabus, a glossary of common terms, and links to resources to empower communities in fighting...
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Metro Detroit Policing Graphics

This PDF contains graphics about policing in Dearborn, Livonia, Sterling Heights, Warren, Royal Oak, Ferndale, Eastpointe, The Grosse Pointes, and Inkster. We put these graphics together following our Highway Robbery report, which showed how police and courts in Metro Detroit create an ecosystem that traps people in the cycle of fines and fees. We hope...
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Highway Robbery Traffic Enforcement Toolkits

This set of four toolkits were created for stakeholders who contribute to a system of traffic enforcement that targets poor drivers and locks them into a cycle of fines and fees.
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