Many of our programs will include resource materials, recordings and other information. In this section, we will include these items as part of a program archive.


Held July 21, 2016 – 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Detroit Historical Museum

The Detroit Historical Society hosted a community open house to share information about the project, as well as provide information on how to get involved. The event featured many of our project partners, including New Detroit, the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, the Youth Development Commission, Focus:Hope, Detroit Institute of Arts, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit Young Professionals, Detroit Equity Action Lab and the Michigan Science Center.

The event included a program, with a presentation from Marsha Music, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Detroit 67 project director, Marlowe Stoudamire. Our panelists were:

  • Shirley Stancato, President and CEO of New Detroit
  • Dr. Tonya Matthews, President and CEO of the Michigan Science Center
  • Juanita Moore, President and CEO of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
  • Ned Staebler, President and CEO of TechTown
  • Marsha Music
  • Karrisa Holmes, Board Chair and President of Detroit Young Professionals

The full panel presentation is viewable on the Detroit 67 YouTube Channel, as well as below:


Held June 2, 2016 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Detroit Historical Museum

The Detroit Historical Society and the Detroit Equity Action Lab (DEAL) presented a community conversation on economic equity, inclusion and opportunity in Detroit, featuring innovative approaches to addressing historical disparities, including the legacy of the 1967 uprising.

Panel 1:

  • Peter Hammer (Moderator) – Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Wayne State University
  • Cecily McClellan – We the People of Detroit
  • Rudy Simons – Human rights activist
  • Jamon Jordan – Black Scroll Network, Black Historic Sites Committee, President, Detroit Chapter of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Panel 2:

  • Martina Guzman (Moderator) – Journalist
  • Linda Campbell – Building Movement Detroit/People’s Platform
  • Eliza Qualls Perez-Ollin – Detroit Equity Action Lab
  • Dessa Cosma, Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan
  • Lisa Leverette, Community Connections Grant Program and Lower Eastside Community Grant Program