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About Our Work

Dream of Detroit is combining community organizing with strategic housing and land development to build a healthy community and empower our neighborhood on the Westside of Detroit.

Here’s what we’ve accomplished so far: 

  • 8 homes successfully rehabbed and three more in progress.
  • 20+ parcels owned by DREAM or community members.
  • 50 graduates from our Entrepreneurship Training Program.
  • 114 trees planted throughout our neighborhood.
  • More than 350 volunteers engaged in 5 years.
  • 2,000 attendees at our 2018 DREAM Street Fair.
  • Featured in local and national media: The Nation, The Detroit Free Press, The Guardian, WJR NewsTalk, Sapelo Square, AltMuslim, Mad Mamluks, Diffused Congruence.
  • Member of Detroit LIVE FREE and the Coalition to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures, with partners throughout the neighborhood and across the country.

Nearly 10 Homes Rehabbed

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“The True Life that God wants for all people—not one people—their true life is a life of cooperation… Community Life!” – Imam W.D. Mohammed

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