The idea that we have to make a ton of cash before we help others in and beyond our community is ludicrous. The power to impact the lives of others sits with the everyday people who make this incredible city what it is.
Pop-up beer gardens, art galleries, and commonplace notions that public transportation should endure have all happened in Detroit recently. Quite frankly, none of these activities should be deemed as a monumental occurrence.
After seeing the devastation caused by the foreclosure crisis, I wanted to find an action-based and citizen-led antidote to vacant properties and blight-ridden landscapes. I believe that change roots in community.
We recognize that Occupy Detroit has attracted the participation of people from across Michigan. This is a good thing, if people take the time to understand the current work of Detroit's social movements.