Tools & Resources

We produced a host of legal guides, tools, and resources on hot topics for community groups and nonprofits. Here is a list of the categories where you’ll find these publications:


  • Vacant Property & Community Use: Transforming vacant land to create opportunities for recreation, greening and growing in Detroit’s neighborhoods. Creating and improving parks and public spaces to build a sense of community in Detroit’s neighborhoods.



  • Neighborhood Stabilization & Planning: Maintaining and improving physical conditions to optimize quality of life in Detroit’s residential areas. Creating community driven visions of strong, vibrant neighborhoods.


  • Organizing & Engagement: Uniting residents and organizations to address community needs and improve neighborhoods with resident and stakeholder involvement.


  • Safety: Monitoring neighborhood conditions using data, mapping, and quality of life.



  • Neighborhood Exchange: We make Detroit stronger by connecting community groups to resources, news, workshops, and a peer network.