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 Mile and Livernois area survive for the duration of the construction project.
WHO Rev. Horace Sheffield, III,CEO,Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO)
William Revely Ph.D., President, Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO)
Kenneth L. Harris Ph.D., President, National Business League
Rev. Charles Williams, II, President, Michigan Chapter of National Action Network
Negus Vu, The Peoples Action
Brother Zeke, New Era Detroit
WHAT A Protest and an appeal to the community to support this effort by patronizing businesses during the protest.
WHEN Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 4 p.m.
WHERE Avenue of Fashion Shopping District
Seven Mile Road and Livernois Avenue
Detroit, MI 48221
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Detroit Center for Social Research; Ecumenical Ministers Alliance; I Can See My Future; Holy Hope Heritage Church; National Action Network, Michigan Chapter; National Business League; New Destiny Christian Fellowship; New Era Detroit; The Detroit Association of Black Organizations, Inc.; The Detroit Peoples Task Force.
About the Detroit Association of Black OrganizationsSince 1979, the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) has uplifted, unified, and empowered Detroit’s African American community through various programs, initiatives, and events. DABO is a federation of over 130 black, and non-black organizations working to build community unity. For more information, please visit dabodetroitinc.com or call (313)491-0003.