Who is TPA?

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Officially created in March 23rd of 2022 as a nonprofit  organization, The People’s Action-Houston (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 Black people and other historically oppressed people. We take action and fight for the human rights and dignity of all human beings facing exploitation and injustice.”


 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.   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.


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Volunteer Cordinator

Zoriana was given all the tools to be a successful singer. Thriving in musical theater at an early age, when Zori made the switch to traditional operatic pedagogy at 14, she was on the trajectory to go to a top tier school on scholarship.  Zori ceased perusing her lifelong dream of classical music, returned home and applied to Wayne State University where she is currently studying in the Irvine D. Reid Honors College double majoring in African American Studies and Criminal Justice. 

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Our team works day and night to ensure that voters are informed and registered 

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Our team works diligently to ensure our services are of high quality for the community. 

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Entrepreneur Workshop

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.

Community Meetings

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 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.

Voter Education/Registration

 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.