Category: Press Releases

Mayor Duggan supports DABO and Community Coalition’s COVID-19 testing efforts

Mayor Duggan supports DABO and Community Coalition’s COVID-19 testing efforts

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan highlighted the Detroit Association of Black Organizations’ (DABO) efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to stymie the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus that has adversely affected Detroiters. Mayor Duggan lauded DABO’s testing efforts at his press briefing on Friday afternoon. “Rev. Sheffield and DABO have started their own testing program […]

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A new chapter of Families Against Narcotics (FAN) is launched in Detroit

A new chapter of Families Against Narcotics (FAN) is launched in Detroit

DETROIT— Detroit’s recovery community welcomes FAN as an ally in battling the opioid epidemic and to help with strengthening the network of recovery families within the inner-city. In 2018-19, Detroit lead all Michigan cities in the number of drug-related overdose deaths with 2,500. FAN-Detroit was born out of a collaboration between local faith-based leaders, the […]

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Fundraiser aimed at sending DABO youth group on educational trip to Washington D.C.

DETROIT—WDIV TV-4 morning anchor Evrod Cassimy is performing along with Def Jam and local comedian Shanie D in a fundraising concert and comedy show on Friday, February 28th at 7 p.m. to benefit The McKenzie Noble Community Collaborative Drug-Free Coalition’s (MNCC-DFC) Youth Development and Engagement Program. The youth group plans to go to the U.S. […]

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Rev. Horace Sheffield Salutes the Historical Selection of Rory Gamble, 1st African American UAW President

Rev. Horace Sheffield Salutes the Historical Selection of Rory Gamble, 1st African American UAW President

 (Detroit, MI) – In the wake of the decision of the UAW International Board to select UAW Vice President to become its new president the Rev. Horace L. Sheffield, III, releases the following statement:“In October 1959, at the UAW Constitutional Convention, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, my father rose to nominate Willoughby Abner for the Vice Presidency […]

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Detroit community leaders and business owners protest Livernois construction project

Detroit community leaders and business owners protest Livernois construction project

DETROIT— Thursday at 4 p.m., The Detroit Association of Black Organizations, along with several other organizations, are protesting the devastating financial impact the Livernois construction project is having on businesses in the Avenue Fashion Shopping District. This action is calling on the city of Detroit to provide grant funding to help businesses in the Seven […]

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Detroit community leaders and business owners to hold press conference on Livernois construction project

Detroit community leaders and business owners to hold press conference on Livernois construction project

DETROIT— Thursday at 10:00 a.m., The Detroit Association of Black Organizations will hold a press conference to discuss the impact of the Livernois construction project on local businesses and announce next steps. Media interested in covering this event must RSVP to arthurbridgeforthjr@yahoo.com by Thursday at 8 a.m. WHO                           Horace Sheffield, III,CEO,Detroit Association of Black Organizations […]

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The Detroit Association of Black Organizations announces grant in response to the opioid crisis

The Detroit Association of Black Organizations announces grant in response to the opioid crisis

Organizations turn to community to spread the word on opioid abuse and resources Detroit – Today The Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) announced an opioid awareness grant of up to $1,000. The grant is in response to the increase in opioid abuse in Metro Detroit.  “With all the health challenges and disparities that poor […]

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The Detroit Association of Black Organizations announces Christmas giveaway for local families

The Detroit Association of Black Organizations announces Christmas giveaway for local families

DETROIT– With the help of partner organizations and sponsors, The Detroit Association of Black Organizations will host a Christmas giveaway, Make Christmas Merry, at 10 a.m. on December 24. They are prepared to serve 500 deserving families with free toys, board games, t-shirts and much more. Media interested in covering this event must RSVP to Teshayla@Coates-Communications.com […]

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