Sandra Turner-Handy Joins the DWEJ Board

Sandra Turner-Handy Joins the DWEJ Board

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice is pleased to announce that we have a new member on our Board of Directors. In September, Sandra Turner-Handy became the latest member of DWEJ’s leadership group, adding her wealth of knowledge and experience to our...
EJ Challenge: South Dakota Access Pipeline

EJ Challenge: South Dakota Access Pipeline

The issue – When several Native American tribes led by the Standing Rock Sioux opposed the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), in 2016, a national protest movement was galvanized. The long-standing legal battle waged by tribal nations against...
EJ Wins: Flint

EJ Wins: Flint

The fight to correct environmental injustices has continued around the US even with COVID-19 bringing many daily activities to a screeching halt. This fight represents the continuation of years of dedication by the community to demand equality and to persevere in the...
DWEJ’s Statement on Racial Justice

DWEJ’s Statement on Racial Justice

The history of Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice has always been deeply intertwined with the battle against racism. At its core, DWEJ is actively committed to and involved in the fight for equality, and more specifically, in elevating the health, social,...