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July 21, 2018

The NoVo Foundation awarded the Detroit Women of Color, Inc. a three-year operating grant for $300,000.  This grant will make a difference in the lives of low income girls of color in Metro Detroit by providing training and mentorship for high school students in the ar...

July 14, 2018

The Praxis Projects' Annual Conference, Roots & Remedies was held in Boston from Friday, July 13th through Sunday the 15th at The University of Massachusetts’ Boston Campus.     

“RESIST, HEAL, THRIVE – TOGETHER” was the theme of this year’s Roots & Remed...

June 15, 2018

The DWC Inc. Board participated in a three-day training between June 15-17, 2018 at the LouHelen Retreat Center in Davison, Michigan.  The board worked with a seasoned finance trainer to develop a fundraising philosophy and strategy, and set fundraising policies for ou...

May 19, 2018

Our partnership with the Praxis Project began on April 1, 2018. As a member   of the Family Supports & Economic Justice Community, we will come together over the next 12 months with progressive organizations around the United States to learn, build relationships, encou...

 Our partnership with the Praxis Project began on April 1, 2018. As a member   of the Family Supports & Economic Justice Community, we will come together over the next 12 months with progressive organizations around the United States to learn, build relationships, enco...

We had the pleasure of presenting on a film industry panel at Project LEAD’s Film Immersion Day on March 28, 2018 at Emagine Theater in Royal Oak.  The participants were comprised of diverse students from Metro Detroit. They showcased the films Black Panther (Coogler)...

September 5, 2017

The LaunchDETROIT committee selected Detroit Women of Color, Inc. to be a member of their 2017 Class of Entrepreneurs. A Committee of the Rotary District 6400 Foundation, LaunchDETROIT strives to develop successful entrepreneurs, especially women, who have limited acce...

June 22, 2017

DWC, Inc. founder and executive director, Oya Amakisi, is featured in Tylor Norwood's film United States of Detroit.  The movie made it's Detroit premiere to a packed audience at the Fischer Theater.  United States of Detroit shows the dichotomy between the seemingly o...

June 1, 2017

WE DID IT!!!!! THANK YOU ALL VERY VERY MUCH!!! To all the Beautiful Souls who shared funds, support, and good energy. We appreciate you!!!
 

Please invest in girls and women of color! 
https://www.dwcfilmfest.com/donate

Support From All Over the World! 
 

We met our goal...

May 26, 2017

A loan of $7,000 helped us make our programming accessible to economically disadvantaged girls and women of color in Detroit. We will purchase equipment, supplies, and relaunch the Detroit Women of Color International Film Festival.

We are happy to announce that the Det...

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