Recognizing the dignity and beauty of every person, we pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice. And to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection. Black and white, yellow, brown and red from Detroit and its suburbs of every economic status, national origin and religious persuasion we join in this covenant. —Adopted March 8, 1968
Focus: HOPE is a nationally renowned civil and human rights organization, and a trusted member of the community for five decades. Focus: HOPE provides an intergenerational and holistic mix of services – including Early Learning; Youth Development; Workforce Development and Education; Senior Food; and Advocacy, Equity and Community Empowerment - to disrupt the effects of racism, poverty and other forms of social injustice in southeast Michigan.