Congress of Communities three core values Are Advocate, Energize, and Organize. WE ADVOCATE FOR CHANGE IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATION, PUBLIC SAFETY, AND RESIDENT VOTE IN OUr DIVERSE
CULTURAL COMMUNITY. WE ENERGIZE RESIDENT ENGAGEMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ThE NATURAL LEADERS IN OUR NEIGHBORHOODS. WE ORGANIZE AND FACILITATE CROSS-COMMUNITY
CONVERSATIONS AND COLLABORATION BETWEEN RESIDENTS, STAKEHOLDERS, AND YOUTH.
We are a collective of diverse youth leaders who are giving voice to our history, culture, and unique civic, and social issues in our community, and schools.
We are a strong safety network of Southwest Detroit community members dedicated in making our streets safer for our children and seniors in partnership with our Neighborhoods Police Officers.
We are a task force of organized residents who work in partnership with school principals and parent organizations in promoting safety and education for our children.
Building Sustainable Communities
We are working in the Southwest Detroit neighborhoods of Mexicantown, Hubbard Farms, Hubbard Richard, Corktown and North Corktown to mitigate the negative impacts of gentrification and support the neighborhood associations.
Taking Action por Nuestro Niños(TANN)-Action Team is our extended branch from TANN. Members who have completed TANN started this program, which focuses on advocacy.
We are working with parents and informal child care providers in various ways to support healthy development of Southwest Detroit’s young children.