Sign-Ons and Endorsements

A Selection of DJJ Sign-Ons and Endorsements:

July 2021: Signed on to urge Congress to pass the American Jobs Plan by significantly investing in America's care infrastructure

October 2020: Signed on to Call for the CDC to Issue a Nationwide Water Shutoff Moratorium.

September 2020: Signed on to MEJC Letter to Gov Whitmer urging her to invest monies into our communities, reject false solutions, advance solutions for real people and build the future for Michigan's leadership in climate change. 

September 2020: Signed on to THRIVE Agenda, a resolution intended to build and show broad backing among members of Congress and labor, climate, racial justice, and other partners for a comprehensive economic renewal plan that tackles mass unemployment, public health, racial injustice, and climate change.

September 2020: Signed on to letter condemning the conduct of DPD 

July 2020: Signed on to letter to Detroit Charter Commisioners asking them to sign on to a Detroiter's Bill of Rights.

June 2020: Signed on to letter urging members of Congress to support Amendment #95 to the Moving Forward Act (HR 2).

May 2020: Signed on to Motor City Freedom Rider's Coalition for a People's Budget

April 2020: Signed on to Mothering Justice- Letter to congress to expand paid time provisions for COVID-19 relief and Beyond

April 2020: Signed on to Detroit Disability Power and Warriors on Wheels' letter to Governor Whitmer and the DHHS Director about protections for people with disabilities and chronic illness during the pandemic and asking them to clarify rationing of care protocols.

March 2020: Signed on to Mothering Justice- Letter for The Paid Sick Days Public Act 369 of 2018 to be returned to its original version plus provisions for COVID 19.

March 2020: Signed on to Working Families Party Digital Rally for COVID-19 Policy Demands

March 2020: Endorsed Bring Democracy NOW! To Detroit Public TV and Radio.

February 2020: Signed on to a statement in partnership with a diverse group of organizations, led by Dream Defenders and Jews Against White Nationalism (JAWN), to collectively affirm their commitment to fighting antisemitism. 

December 2019: Signed on to Drive Forward Michigan Coaltion- We the People MI

November 2019: Signed on to Jews Against White Nationalism: Letter to call for Stephen Miller to Resign

August 2019: Signed on to an open letter to Governer Whitmer written by Progressive Alliance of Michigan and Coalition to Stop Line 5, asking her to keep her campaign promise end Line 5.

July 2019: Signed on to Letter in Opposition to the State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights.

January 2019: Signed on to "Coalition for a Green New Deal".

July 2018: Signed on to faith letter opposing family separation and incarceration circulated by Church World Service.

June 2018: R. Alana signed on to list of declaration from 100 faith leaders against Detroit water shut-offs & DJJ endorsed press conference of faith leaders against shut-offs.

May 2018: Signed on to Oil & Water Don't Mix faith community resolution calling for the shutdown of the flow of oil in Enbridge Line 5.

May 2018: Signed on to letter opposing the "Voluntary Water Partnership for Distressed Communities" act. The law would provide "inappropriate incentives for communities to privatize water systems while failing to ensure long-term compliance with drinking water quality standards."

April 2018: Signed on to letter requesting Senator Stabenow's support for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

December 2017: Signed on to Letter of Support for Low-Income Water Consumer Assistance Program Act.

November 2017: Joined Coalition to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures.

October 2017: Signed on to Keshet and Bend the Arc’s Interfaith Letter protect transgender anti-discrimination regulations in the Affordable Care Act.

August 2017: Signed on to movement to “Replace Chris Columbus Statue in Downtown Detroit with a Real Hero.”

August 2017: Co-sponsored “Never Again Means Never Again” petition, a collective response of Jewish organizations to the events in Charlottesville.

July 2017: Signed on to Detroit Affordable Housing Trust Coalition

June 2017: Endorsed Breathe Free Detroit, a campaign to shut down the Detroit incinerator and hold it accountable for environmental crimes

June 2017: Signed United Hispanic Workers of Detroit’s letter speaking out against anti-sanctuary bills HB 4105 & HB 4334

May 2017: Joined Detroit Sanctuary City Coalition, a group of regional organizations working on immigration issues -- including Black Youth Project 100, Showing Up For Racial Justice, United Hispanic Workers of Detroit, and Indivisible 

March 2017: Signed on to Keshet’s “Trans Jews Belong Here” Campaign

March 2017: Signed on as endorsing organization of Federal WATER Act (Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability Act introduced by Congressman John Conyers)

2016: Joined People’s Water Board

2015: Joined Jewish Social Justice Roundtable (a national network of many organizations in the Jewish Justice field)


We The People of Detroit- Water/multi-issue

United Community Housing Coalition- Housing

Motor City Freedom Riders- Transit

Detroit People's Platform- Equitable development/multi-issue

Transit Riders United- Transit

United Hispanic Workers of Detroit- Immigrant/Refugee Rights

Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan- Workers Rights

Mothering Justice- Workers Rights

Restaurant Opportunities Center- Workers Rights

Freedom House- Immigrant/Refugee Rights

Syrian American Rescue Network- Immigrant/Refugee Rights

MOSES- Faith/Multi-issue

Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network (MUUSJN)- Water/Faith

SURJ- Racial justice

Black Scroll History Network- Education

Breathe Free Detroit- Environmental Justice

Michigan Liberation- Criminal Legal System

Detroit Disability Power- Disability Justice

Cosecha Detroit- Immigration

Black Youth Project 100 Detroit- Racial Justice

Detroit Area You Uniting Michigan (DAYUM)- Racial Justice- Youth led

Detroit Action- Housing 

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