Who is TPA?
Officially created in March 23rd of 2018 as a nonprofit organization, The People’s Action (TPA) is a 501c(3) non-profit dedicated in ensuring the integrity and future of the undeserved people is not exploited.
"Our mission is to vastly improve the socioeconomic condition of African-Americans and other historically oppressed people. We take action and fight for the human rights and dignity of all human beings facing exploitation and injustice.”
Our multi-facet organization has four pillars, The Peoples Economy LLC, The Peoples Army, Detroit Peoples Community 501c(3) & The Peoples Politics. Each entity specializes in a service dedicated to alleviating the conditions that are problematic.
Since our inception we have assisted over 35 families in tax foreclosure prevention. Within one month we've registered over 2,300 voters in Michigan. Managed several political campaigns, co-organized over three successful shut downs of unlawful businesses in Detroit. For the Detroit Census2020, TPA knocked over 16,000 doors while surveying over 2,000 Detroiters. In Detroit we have accomplished over 10 cleans-ups and one block party. TPA also was successful in co-organizing the Community Benefits Agreement Proposal A in 2016, successfully winning Detroit city council district's 2 & 3. Lastly we have host two Entrepreneur workshop successfully aiding in incorporating five new businesses.
Join us in our endeavor to make history in Detroit and across the nation, making it a brighter future for everyday people.
Brandon Norris (Negus Vu) Founder and president of Detroit Peoples Community once a high-school dropout, in his early twenties suffered from the lack of job opportunities and exposure that led him down a narrow path. He now combats against the same cultural deviance that has plagued his development for years through community organizing that’s centered around direct services and personal transformational leadership.
Jacqueline Robinson is the vice president of the Detroit People’s Community and holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work. She was previously employed with the State of Michigan and has a background in case management, specifically with children and families. She also owns a home health agency and has utilized her experiences to help fellow entrepreneurs develop their own business plans. Jackie passion is helping underserved Detroters by directing them to resources that can resolve their problems.
Sam Miller activist and rap artist in the city of Detroit, grew up on the eastside of Detroit in what is known as the "Redzone."
At an early age, Sam experience the hardship of growing up around gang culture and violence. Sam works to enthuse directly impacted to be self-determined and positive.
He now has a Associates degree in General Studies and Bachelors in Aviation Management Technology from Eastern Michigan University. Became a pilot while attending Davis Aerospace Technical High School. Sam once a member of New Era Detroit in 2015 now serves as a galvanizer for The Peoples Action.