Urban Democracy Feast
Seeding social justice

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Urban democracy feast updated logoUrban Democracy Feast (UDF) is a grassroots initiative whose mission is to generate funds to support social justice projects in urban communities within Southwest Michigan by bringing people together, building networks and allocating micro-grant resources using direct democracy practices.

In doing so, we hope to exchange ideas, create space for progressive dialogue and begin to collectively find solutions to our shared problems using our own means.

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