At a recent community meeting in the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, the One Detroit team, along with our partners at CDAD (Community Development Advocates of Detroit), got to hear about the real issues the Southwest Detroit community is facing. Watch this excerpt of their conversation as they respond to the Trump administration’s proposed ICE raids on immigrant communities.Read More
Category: Detroit Journalism Cooperative
Mar 18, 2019
Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson will host the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Civility Project which seeks to understand the experiences and values that shape another person’s outlook.Read More
Mar 12, 2019
Wayne County Commissioner Warren C. Evans delivers the 2019 State of the County Address. Thursday, March 14th from 5:00 – 10:00pm EDT. Click on the link below to get updated notification on the Livestream.Read More
Oct 28, 2018
This week, the Detroit Journalism Cooperative sat down with Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Gretchen Whitmer, for an in-depth, hour long interview with a panel of its reporters from WDET 101.9FM, Chalkbeat Detroit, Bridge Magazine, Michigan Radio, and Detroit Public Television.Read More
Aug 7, 2018
The Michigan primary election is finally here. How has the campaign trail been for the candidates for governor? DPTV and its partners in the Detroit Journalism Cooperative asked them to share their most memorable moments on the campaign trail.Read More
Aug 3, 2018
The Detroit Journalism Cooperative invited all major party candidates to the Detroit Public Television studio for individual, hour-long interviews with a panel of its reporters.Read More
Aug 1, 2018
Protecting Michigan residents from contaminated drinking water would be one of the many responsibilities a new governor would take on. The DJC asked 6 of the candidates how they would mitigate water contamination by harmful industrial chemical spills.Read More
Aug 1, 2018
The Detroit Journalism Cooperative sat down with the gubernatorial candidates and asked about their stances on the ‘Voters Not Politicians’ initiative, which proposes a change in how Michigan draws its voting districts. Here’s what the candidates had to say.Read More
Jul 31, 2018
Erin Einhorn from Chalkbeat Detroit and Sascha Raiyn from WDET asked each of the 6 candidates present about their plans for car insurance, specifically, how they would lower rates.Read More
Jul 30, 2018
Medical marijuana has been legal in Michigan for 10 years. In November, voters will get to vote on legalizing recreational marijuana statewide. Six of the candidates running for governor sat down with reporters from the Detroit Journalism Cooperative to ask them what they thought of recreational marijuana, and what it would mean for the state should it become legal.Read More
Jul 25, 2018
Statewide, immigration continues to be a hot button issue that divides both parties. With less than two weeks until the Michigan primaries, our coverage on where the gubernatorial candidates stand continues. Today’s highlights include the candidates’ views on immigration and refugees.Read More
Jul 24, 2018
Not sure where the gubernatorial candidates stand on the issues? One Detroit’s got you covered.Read More
Detroit Public TV and Community Development Advocates of Detroit host community conversations to bolster neighborhood participation in the region’s journalism
Jun 12, 2018
Local residents share views about the problems and promise of their comeback city in Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund pilot program.Read More
DJC Partner, WDET | New Detroit Public TV Documentary Explores Line 5 Pipeline Under Mackinac Straits
Apr 25, 2018
Listen https://wdet.org/media/wdet/post/mp3/2018/04/24/DT_PIPELINE_04-24-18.mp3 There’s a...Read More
Apr 17, 2018
April 12, 2018 Joel Kurth, Bridge Magazine Last fall, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr....Read More
Oct 9, 2017
Bridge Magazine’s Chastity Pratt Dawsey and One Detroit’s Bill Kubota recently went down to Mexico to find out what Maria’s living conditions are like and to get an update on the story. She speaks with Detroit Today producer Jake Neher about her recent trip to Mexico and Maria’s situation.Read More
Oct 3, 2017
What happens after deportation? Bridge Magazine was in Mexico last week along with its reporting partner, Detroit Public Television, to continue telling the story of Maria Juarez and other deportees who find themselves strangers in lands that are now their home.Read More
DJC Partners to cover immigration stories in Mexico | Everybody’s story stops at the border. Except ours.
Sep 27, 2017
DJC partners Chastity Pratt Dawsey Bridge Magazine and Detroit Public Television’s Bill Kubota headed to Mexico on Sunday.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Eddystone an affordable housing win for ‘vastly incomplete’ District Detroitby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The highly-criticized Eddystone development offers 19 affordable apartments as the behemoth of Ilitch-holdings in District Detroit maintains a financial hold over the community.
- Two members of reparations task force resign within first yearby Malachi Barrett and Orlando Bailey (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
There are three vacancies on Detroit’s first reparations committee after one member died and two others resigned.
- Art behind bars: U-M program is changing lives of Michigan inmatesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Artwork from current and former inmates is on display through Sunday in the Free Your Mind: Art and Incarceration in Michigan exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
- With a new director coming soon, what’s the state of DDOT?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit Department of Transportation leader Mikel Oglesby is leaving at the close of October, prompting some advocates and union officials to worry about DDOT’s future. Oglesby and city leaders say plans will stay on track.
- Metro Detroit students start new school year with familiar challenges, fresh solutionsby Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, Orlando Bailey, Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat Detroit, Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press and Micah Walker (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The 2023-24 year marks the fourth full school year since the pandemic started, and offers the state’s public schools an opportunity to recalibrate academic recovery programs, tackle mental health issues, and address longstanding problems.
- Analysis: Why leaders at COP28 should focus on the effect of climate change on conflict
At this year's UN climate conference, increased attention should be paid to how climatic changes are affecting political stability, and even making armed conflict more deadly, in the most environmentally vulnerable and insecure regions.
- Zelenskyy to meet with Biden as pressure builds for Congress to approve more Ukraine aid
President Joe Biden and Ukraine's leader, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, will meet at the White House on Tuesday as the U.S. administration steps up the pressure on Congress to provide billions more in aid to Kyiv in its war with Russia.
- Argentina's newly sworn-in President Milei warns of shock adjustment to economy
In his inaugural address Sunday, Argentina's newly empowered President Javier Milei presented figures to lay bare the scope of the nation's economic "emergency," and sought to prepare the public for a shock adjustment with drastic public spending cuts.