Economic & Social Justice

People’s Forum by Detroiters Resisting Emergency Manager

August 17th, 2013 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in Detroit | Detroiters-Resisting Emergency Management - (Comments Off on People’s Forum by Detroiters Resisting Emergency Manager)

It was a very passionate day as the People’s Forum kicked into gear to end Emergency Management. It took place on Saturday, at the Samaritan Center in Detroit.  A full house was educated as the speakers informed the public on what it meant to be in “EM”. Their messages sometimes bringing the audience to tears with emotional and moving speeches. Hanging on by a thread and fighting back against bankruptcy, is not where they want to be. They had a thriving metropolis, but now the city is filled with empty decaying buildings, everything and anything that can be, is under threat of privatization and the money and corruption have a death grip on (more…)