Dream of Detroit is combining community organizing with housing and land development to build a healthy community and empower a marginalized neighborhood on the Westside of Detroit. We engage in housing development, economic development, and community organizing.
To date, we’ve rehabbed nearly 10 homes, welcoming new families and organizations into our neighborhood. We also offer entrepreneurship training courses, host an annual street fair with thousands in attendance, and join in coalitions to promote more beautiful and secure neighborhoods.
Dream of Detroit envisions a city amplified by its downtown business and entertainment districts, but anchored in its sustainable neighborhoods; a city where homeownership, small business development and cooperative economics, local food sourcing, and access to education and the arts are priorities of every neighborhood; and a city where compassion and mercy define the relationships of its residents.