2020 DETROIT JUSTICE CENTER
The Detroit Justice Center works alongside communities to create economic opportunities, transform the justice system, and promote equitable and just cities.
DJC is founded on the belief that we cannot build cities that work for everyone without remedying the impacts of mass incarceration. This mission requires innovative ways of community lawyering — rooted in defensive and offensive fights for racial justice and economic equity — that build up our poorest residents through direct services and novel approaches to land use, housing, and employment.
They use a three-pronged approach — what they call “defense, offense, and dreaming”— to serve individual clients, build power, and catalyze systemic solutions. Learn more about their Legal Services Practice, Economic Equity Practice, and Just City Innovation Lab by clicking on the text links.
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OUR YEAR WITH DETROIT JUSTICE CENTER
Stay tuned to see what unfolds!