Category: Press Releases

Detroit is Named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2023 Culture of Health Prize Winner

Detroit is Named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2023 Culture of Health Prize Winner

Today the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced that Detroit is one of nine communities chosen to receive the 2023 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. The Prize celebrates communities across the country where people and organizations are collaborating to build positive solutions to barriers that have created unequal opportunities for health and well-being.  

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Dr. Cornel West to keynote DABO’s Community Empowerment Speaker Series Wednesday

Dr. Cornel West to keynote DABO’s Community Empowerment Speaker Series Wednesday

The Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) is proud to announce that Dr. Cornel West will be the keynote speaker for their Community Empowerment Speaker Series. This event is open to the public, and members of the press are encouraged to attend.

Dr. Cornel West is a prominent philosopher, political activist, and social critic known for his incisive commentary on race, culture, and politics. He is one of the leading voices in contemporary American discourse and is widely recognized for his insights into the human condition and the forces that shape our world.
The event will take place on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at 6:00 pm at the Bridge Center located at 9928 Grand River Ave in Detroit, Michigan.

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UAW strikers at Ford Michigan Assembly Plant will receive support from prominent leaders Wednesday

A group of influential voices will converge at Ford Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI to show solidarity with the United Auto Workers (UAW) members who are striking. Dr. Cornel West, a distinguished philosopher and political activist, Rev. Horace Sheffield, the CEO of The Detroit Association of Black Organizations, and Mary Sheffield, Council President of the City of Detroit, will join the strikers on Wednesday, September 27th.
Dr. Cornel West is a prominent philosopher, political activist, and social critic known for his incisive commentary on race, culture, and politics. He is one of the leading voices in contemporary American discourse and is widely recognized for his insights into the human condition and the forces that shape our world.
The event will take place on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at 6:00 pm at the Bridge Center located at 9928 Grand River Ave in Detroit, Michigan.

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Detroit business leaders to hold press conference to announce new business association

Detroit business leaders to hold press conference to announce new business association

MEDIA ALERT- PRESS CONFERENCE July 29, 2021 Who:                           *Rev. Horace Sheffield, Executive Director, The Detroit Association of Black Organizations *Robert Ayar, Owner, Grand Price Supermarket *Amor Shanee, Owner, Amor Natural Way (About 2 weeks ago her salon was burglarized and vandalized) *Senator Sylvia Santana, State of Michigan Keith Jackson, Owner, Deep Drama Designs *Carl Williams, […]

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DABO’s 2021 Drive-In Gala to screen world premiere of “AILEY”

DABO’s 2021 Drive-In Gala to screen world premiere of “AILEY”

Detroit– The Detroit Association of Black Organizations is sponsoring a Drive-In Gala event to screen the exclusive world premiere of “Ailey.” Alvin Ailey was a critically exclaimed African-American dancer, choreographer, and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in New York in 1958. Hosted by Tony Award Winner Savion Glover, the evening includes […]

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Think Act Know campaign launches to measure herd immunity across Detroit communities

Think Act Know campaign launches to measure herd immunity across Detroit communities

DABO, Quest Diagnostics, Choose Healthy Life, Wayne Health, and WSU join forces to offer free COVID-19 antibody testing DETROIT – The Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) is working with Quest Diagnostics, Choose Healthy Life, Wayne Health and Wayne State University to launch a campaign that not only helps Detroiters get tested for COVID antibodies, […]

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DABO to hold press conference to announce new COVID-19 campaign

DABO to hold press conference to announce new COVID-19 campaign

DETROIT– The Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) has partnered with Quest Diagnostics, Choose Healthy Life, Wayne State University, Wayne Health, and other community supporters to launch a campaign that shows the impact of COVID-19 on the community. Media interested in covering this event must RSVP to teshayla@coates-communications.com or 313-363-6431 by Monday, June 21 at 9am. […]

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