Who is TPA?
The Peoples Action” is a Houston based grassroots resident driven organization dedicated to improving the lives of poor Houstoners, through advocacy and direct programming efforts in five key areas: Community Development, Direct Resources, Basic Needs, Community Advocacy and Safety. Our five focuses fall under our program called Adopt The Block.
Adopt The Block’s mission is to build a safe thriving community by partnering with residents through participatory practices which will increase their level of engagement in their own neighborhoods, while becoming active in solving community problems.
"Our mission is to vastly improve the socioeconomic condition of Blacks and other historically oppressed people. We take action and fight for the human rights and dignity of all human beings facing exploitation and injustice.”
Join us in our endeavor to make history in Houston and across the nation, making it a brighter future for everyday people.
Enjoy the social experience of a Black and Brown network of 1,000+ established and aspiring business owners. Get all the tools you’ll need to start and operate a business at Detroit’s first large-scale entrepreneur workshop. Gain valuable insight from experienced guest speakers.
TPA's community meeting is a way to interact and engaged the community about our programs along with creating practical solutions from having a open dialogue with Michiganders. At our meetings we have resources available along with updates of new programs and activities that we have for the calendar year.
ADOPT THE BLOCK
Adopt The Block mission is to engage residents of the community to participate in revitalizing the neighborhood through landscaping, providing tangible resources & recreational activities. A proactive program geared to show value in the community. We welcome you to join us in changing the narrative of Detroit for the betterment of our neighborhoods.
The Peoples Action creates Slate of endorsed candidates, along with canvassing and voter education videos. TPA frequently throws voter education events called "Why The Hood Should Vote." TPA presences in the political community is very strong and we go out our way to make sure voters are inform about grassroots politicians
Property Tax Exemption
The Peoples Action Provides a workshop to help save homeowners from loosing their home to Tax Foreclosure. We host workshops for the Homeowners Property Tax Assistance Program Application. If you are a homeowner and have a low annual income, you may qualify to have your property taxes exempt or reduce for that calendar year. Our Action Members are dedicated in assisting Detroit homeowners with the application process by providing knowledge of what to have along with provisions to get necessary documents copied and printed. Please register online at our website and take our pre-screen to see if you qualify.