Healing Communities — Art for Justice

Healing Communities — Art for Justice

FORCE Detroit is thrilled to have a guest blog post from $500 Holla’ Winner Alondra Alvizo, co-founder of Vizo’s Voice. For a little backstory and to learn more about their valuable work, check out this blog post!    Healing Communities — Art for...
Combating the Forced Criminalization Of A City

Combating the Forced Criminalization Of A City

Please join Force Detroit on October 11th, 2018 for some good food, a candid, gritty conversation about the impact of violence on Detroiters and solutions. This event is free and open to the public but space is limited so please RSVP at...
$500 Holla Winner Interview with Dominique Williams

$500 Holla Winner Interview with Dominique Williams

We caught up with our $500 holla winner found out a little more about her interests, goals and how a substitute teacher made a world of difference to this up and coming journalist. It just goes to show, your encouragement and participation in a young person’s...

Job Posting – FORCE Detroit is Hiring!

  Name of Organization: Force Detroit (a Project of the Faith in Action Network) Position: Community Engagement Coordinator Number of Hours per week: 15-19 (will grow into a FTE position) Expected Timeline for Hire: October  2018 Deadline for application:...
Contest Winners! Art as a Force for Justice – Part 1

Contest Winners! Art as a Force for Justice – Part 1

We Holla’ed and Y’all Holla’ed Back!  As you may recall, in the latter part of 2017 Force Detroit held the $500 Holla’! It was an invitation to submit poetry, rap, songs or skits that best spoke to some of the issues that were plaguing Detroit...
The Five Hundred Dolla Holla! Contest!!

The Five Hundred Dolla Holla! Contest!!

Calling all Detroit Rappers, Poets, Comedians, and Vloggers!   We want you to weigh in on the conversation about Detroit’s future and we’re offering a cash prize of $500 and two runner up prizes of $250. We’re hearing conversations...

Welcome to Lessons from Local Youth

Welcome to the FORCE Detroit website! Thank you for your visit. I am going to take this opportunity to share a little about myself, my insights and what compels me in this work. Detroiters are not going to loose the swag in our step or the slang from our tongues in...