"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has"

Margaret Mead, Anthropologist
(used with permission)

"If you don't like the news .... go out and make some of your own !!"

Wes "Scoop" Nisker, Newscaster


Government is a slow and tedious process. While it often includes citizen and neighborhood involvement, non-governmental, private organizations have created movements and interesting groups which can create positive change in our cities and towns.

I am fascinated by the way groups are created and how they influence public decision making. This blog merely recognizes them and forwards the description of these groups from their own websites.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Downtown Detroit Partnership

Location: Detroit, MI

Website: www.downtowndetroit.org

Downtown Detroit Partnership is a private/public partnership of corporate and civic leaders that supports, advocates and develops programs and initiatives designed to create a clean, safe, beautiful, inviting, vibrant and economically viable Downtown Detroit community.

Downtown Detroit is the region’s social, cultural and commerce center and premier destination to live, work, play, visit, invest and conduct business.

We are passionate about transforming Downtown Detroit.

We believe creating meaningful, trusting, respectful relationships is essential to the transformation of Detroit.

We believe in teamwork, deep collaboration and the cross-pollination of all stakeholders.

We believe we must perform with excellence in all that we do.

We believe we must communicate openly, honestly and frequently with all stakeholders.

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