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Detroit Heals Detroit is hosting a week-long Black Power, Resistance & Freedom Film Festival in parks around Detroit. Many youth in the neighborhoods made valid points that they want to join the movement but they often don't have access to make it to the protests/events that mainly reside downtown so our solution is to bring the movement to them....

In solidarity with other cities around The US, we wanted to do a Black Lives Matter Mural to uplift Black power and resilience. We decided to schedule an organizing call with community members and street artists to get input from the community on the direction of the mural. The City of Detroit called us thereafter and told us they would...

According to ACE, one in every four students currently sitting in American classrooms have experienced a traumatic event, and that number is even greater for those living in marginalized communities. Our Radical Solution: Build a Youth-led Healing Space, a safe haven where Detroit youth will help each other lift up resiliency and lead community...

The Covid-19 Pandemic has infected nearly every continent, forced countries into states of emergency, sent individuals into varying levels of quarantine and isolation, and shuttered businesses and schools. Some people see individuals of the elderly community as the most vulnerable but we also see youth as the most vulnerable as well because the...

Our Healing Circles are designed for Detroit high school students who have been walking and developing in a world that has sought to silence their pain. We understand that Detroit students face more challenges than any individual person can remedy so our goal is to help each other heal from our trauma together. We need a voice and access...

We hope that you will join us for a very special and important event: The Inaugural Sincerely, Detroit Healing Justice Gala. On Monday, February 17, 2020, Detroit Heals Detroit, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded by Detroit youth with a focus on healing justice and using our trauma to transgress, will be hosting this groundbreaking event.

Forbidden Tears was written with a goal to combat student trauma in the classroom. Students from the heart of Detroit have contributed their once silenced voices to this project in hopes of turning their pain into power. Unedited and raw, students share their compelling stories of trauma in the form of essays, poems and written narratives....

Detroit Heals Detroit is partnering with Wanderlust Revolution on an initiative to bring radical healing to our Male peers. Wanderlust Revolution, Inc., is a Detroit-based nonprofit with a goal to decolonize travel culture and utilize travel as a form of resistance in order to reach liberation.
This initiative is a Travel Immersion Initiative for...



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