About New Detroit

Our mission, “New Detroit is a coalition of leaders working to achieve racial understanding and racial equity in Metropolitan Detroit”, brings together a coalitionof leaders from civil rights & advocacy organizations, human services, health & community organizations, business, labor, foundations, education, and the media and serves as a private, non-profit, tax-exempt organization.

New Detroit, Inc. is a unique and valuable coalition where leaders from Metropolitan Detroit plan cooperative strategies and demonstrate their commitment to the region. The coalition works to impact the actions of individuals and institutions by serving in a number of roles: advocate, catalyst, convener, and facilitator. Through advocacy and leadership by example, New Detroit has demonstrated new ways for solving specific community problems.

The Coalition focuses on areas that represent the greatest potential threat to the community’s ability to achieve and maintain positive race relations. Two areas demand our attention: