Community Action to Promote Healthy Environments

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing Community Action to Promote Healthy Environments (CA-PHE)

This is a partnership involving three existing Detroit URC affiliated partnerships (see partners below).

The specific aims of the partnership are to:

  1. Gather data and to understand the factors influencing air quality;
  2. Translate that data into meaningful recommendations and best practices to improve air quality in Detroit; and
  3. Create an action plan and policy recommendations aimed at reducing the effects of air pollution on residents' health.


  • Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice
  • Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision
  • Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
  • UM Schools of Public Health 
  • Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center
  • Healthy Environments Partnership
  • Community Action Against Asthma