FILM: Claiming Connections

Planet Detroit has been reporting on efforts to get Metro Detroit’s BIPOC families outdoors since we started. In honor of Earth Day, we’re proud to bring you this film documenting some of the groups that have emerged over the past several years.


Black to the Land Coalition

BIPOC Birders of Michigan

We Fixin’ to Fish

Detroit Outdoors

Detroit Urban Forest School

Huron Clinton Metroparks

Special thanks to Reel Clever Films and Michigan Humanities Council for making this project possible.

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