CDAD is a membership organization for community development and neighborhood improvement groups, enhancing the capacity and effectiveness of its members and Detroit residents through advocacy, training, technical assistance, information sharing, education, and facilitating common action.
Detroit is at a critical time in its history. Population loss, property value loss, abandonment, and the threat of a state emergency manager are some of the challenges facing Detroit neighborhoods and residents. Click here to learn about the different ways CDAD is stepping forward to answer these challenges. Through expanded membership, new community-based planning tools using the Strategic Framework model, a community development Industry Reform initiative, and public policy advocacy, CDAD is working to support neighborhood efforts to improve our communities.