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As we prepare to announce the next application for summer internships, we wanted to share some of the reflections of our amazing summer 2019 interns!
Some Michigan prisoners rack up tens of thousands in debt. It's avoidable [Free Press]
This report highlights young Detroiter’s visions for what it would take to create truly safe communities instead of building new jails.
The official guidelines for giving public testimony to the Michigan Task Force on Jails and Pretrial Incarceration. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
In Detroit, a new approach to stemming cycles of violence: meeting victims' needs [Michigan Radio]
A critical op-ed from Deadline Detroit about the dangers of using facial recognition technology in Detroit by DJC Senior Staff Attorney in Economic Equity, Eric Williams.
July and August’s Newsletter!
Legal activists urge state to suspend Detroit water shutoffs [Michigan Advance]
We’re excited to announce that we will be working with American Riad and Old Redford Community Development Corporation on two exciting new community land trust projects.
Press Release: CIVIL RIGHTS COALITION OPPOSES FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY IN LETTER TO DETROIT BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
Staff Profile With Economic Equity Attorney, Whitley Granberry.
The first meeting of the MI Joint Task Force on Jails and Pretrial Incarceration was held at Wayne State.
The Detroit Justice Center signs on to petition to end water shutoffs in Detroit due to public health concerns.
Staff Profile with paralegal Alex Navarrette.
“Anyone who would sacrifice liberty for a little temporary security, deserves neither,” said Eric Williams, Detroit Justice Center.
May’s newsletter is here!
Staff Profile with Campaigns and Advocacy Coordinator, Danielle Dillard
DJC’s Founder & Executive Director honored at the NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner.
April’s Newsletter is here!
An interview with our Development Manager Tiffany Mott-Smith.
“What Does the World Beyond Jails and Prisons Look Like?” [Yes! Magazine]
The March Newsletter is live!
Staff Profile of Office Manager and Paralegal, Angel McKissic.
7 questions we should all ask about the Wayne County jail deal | Opinion [Detroit Free Press]
Our February newsletter is here!
“Detroit nonprofit vows to continue fight against ‘illegal’ tax foreclosures” [Michigan Advance]
“Think Your Detroit Property Taxes Are Too High?” [WDET]
Check our our January Newsletter!