Pro Bono Legal Assistance in Detroit

Urban Development Corporation (UDC), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for low to moderate-income families who live in urban communities.

For many years, UDC has been trying to bring stabilization, revitalization, and sustainability to a 9-block area which has now transformed into an impoverished inner-city neighborhood on the N.E. Side of Detroit. Currently, "we have a need for an attorney" to provide Pro Bono Legal Assistance in our endeavor to address some challenging quality of life issues.

We seek an attorney who is courageous, compassionate, sincere, and willing to take a stand to help tackle some quality of life issues that plague inner-city Detroit neighborhoods.

Type of help: To provide Pro Bono Legal Assistance for inner-city Detroit neighborhoods
Languages spoken: English
What else ...: Our efforts are currently concentrated in the following areas: Beautification and clean-up of inner city neighborhoods. Substance abuse awareness and prevention. Broadening the horizon of inner city youth through exposure to future career opportunities, the fine arts, and recreational activities. Acquisition and renovation of deteriorating properties. Unemployment and underemployment. Addressing environmental pollution concerns and issues. Serving as a liaison between residents, businesses; local police and municipalities to alleviate illegal activity. Rehab of our donated building which will be utilized as a community/employment center.
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