Central Woodward Community Partnership (CWCP) is a strong collaborative partnership of Detroit social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders. It is a level of urban development that provides wholistic development, environmental sustainability, food insecurity solutions, workforce training and development, youth develop and literacy support together in one contemplative green space. Our services go into the community to help residents with the upkeep of their properties and support the general wellbeing with community engagement programs.

Mission Statement

To build a safe, healthy, robust, and culturally progressive intersection of communities throughout Central Woodward, and other Detroit neighborhoods for Black, Brown, and marginalized residents. 

Vision Statement

A community where native residents are equipped with the resources, knowledge and capability to thrive and help others to do so.

Core Values

  • Central Woodward Community Partnership speaks out when there are injustices towards the residents of Detroit.
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership seeks to bring a robust and sustainable interconnecting community to Detroit
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership gives residents a safe place to gather.
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership respects the uniqueness and diversity that exists in the Detroit community
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership believes in resolving racial inequities within our community.
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership seeks to empower Black and Brown people and provide opportunities for generations to learn from each other.
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership is non-judgmental about people‚Äôs past but seeks to provide opportunities to improve their future.
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership is driven by the need to improve urban communities throughout Detroit.
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership is non-political and non-profit but upholds the laws and advocates against discrimination, violence, or abuse of any kind.
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership believes in opening opportunities and possibilities for all members of the community. 
  • Central Woodward Community Partnership believes in helping people in communities to live lives that are free from economic, health, racial, and emotional barriers.
  • To achieve intergenerational programming
  • To achieve climate resiliency
  • To achieve a culturally communal landscape
  • To create contemplative green spaces for residents
  • To create workforce development opportunities for returned citizens
  • To create space for forestry and urban farming
  • To achieve environmentally sustainable connecting neighborhoods
  • To achieve financial, housing and resource fluency for the community and legacy residents

Renderings by our community partners-Other Work