Audra, a lifelong Detroiter, is committed to the vitality of the city of Detroit, its residents and the region. She is an environmental/sustainability leader who provides solutions that result in the litter free aesthetic of public shared space and addresses the climate change needs of the community. She knows that clean, safe & beautiful green spaces and corridors are imperative to economic stability and our collective healing & well-being.
Victory Village Center of Literacy and Learning
Victory Village Centre of Literacy and Learning is a CWCP future initiative. The program is developed by Education Directors Ms. Angelika Jones, Curriculum, and Ms. Lacetia Walker, Literacy to meet the learning needs and literacy deficiencies of our intergenerational community.
Just Speak Inc
Just Speak Inc. offers trauma-informed programming and movement for youth 3-18 years. It is a curriculum researched and designed by Executive Director and Founder, Brittni Kellom, a certified trauma practitioner. The MOVE program is designed to develop a habit of mindfulness in youth. Sessions are anchored around movement therapy theory, meditation, yoga, and trauma informed practices. Young people need not come with any experience as time is meant to introduce, reinforce, and expand existing strengths in self-regulation.
Reel Roots Multimedia Initiative
Reel Roots Multimedia Initiative is a youth led initiative. Young producers, editors, staff writers, and reporters create content, produce digital media and documentaries and podcasts that represent Detroit from their perspective. For more information, click here.
The W.I.S.E. Café and Marketplace
W.I.S.E. Café and Marketplace is a future cooperative initiative. Lead organizers are the W.I.S.E. Team and Tracy Marzett, Sous Chef and Hospitality Director.
Laura Walker is an architect and artist. Michael Styczynski is an architectural designer and city maker practicing in Detroit, Michigan. They are committed to meaningful design that prioritizes the social and economic exchanges of the communities we serve.