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Community Engagement and Education

We work with community members to develop community engagement, education and outreach to strengthen the community’s voice and capacity to mobilize.

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Resources and Education About Community Health (REACH)

DWEJ conducts in-home education with families and community groups to help them identify health hazards such as poor indoor/outdoor air quality, asthma triggers, lead hazards, etc. and provide resources to address issues.

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We organize bus tours through areas where people live, learn, work, play, and pray in the shadows of facilities that compromise their health and wellbeing. We also shine a spotlight on community, institution and industry efforts that are contributing to a greener, cleaner, healthier Detroit.

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Awareness and Advocacy through Art (AAA)

During the summer months, local artists and activists work with youth to develop visual and performance art that raises awareness around student-identified and locally-relevant environmental justice issues.

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