The Southeast Michigan Criminal Justice Policy Research Project (SMART) at Eastern Michigan University worked with community organizations; Coalition of Black Trade Unionist State of Michigan Region Seven, Black Legacies Advancement Coalition, Power Ministry, Leslie Windless and Dr. Kalvin Harvell of Henry Ford College and lead researcher Dr. Robbya Green - Weir with project lead Julia Kapilango to document the experiences of Black residents of the larger Dearborn/Detroit metropolitan region with the Dearborn Police Department.  These oral history narratives are being collected as part of a broader truth and reconciliation project geared towards opening up a community-led conversation that will explore alternative visions for public safety and economic development in East Dearborn.  SIGNUP TODAY!

JUNE 16 - JUNE 19