Block Clubs

As of now, District Six has increased its block clubs and block club captains by twenty percent, and participation is continuing to grow. Those interested in learning more about block clubs, such as how to start a block club or on becoming a block captain can stop by our office hours Mondays and Thursdays from 10 AM-12 PM. Additionally, for a limited time, newly registered block clubs and block club leaders are eligible to receive a free energy efficiency kit. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details.

Block Club Workshops will be starting back up again next month, with two being held in the month of June. Check out our Facebook page for the latest information on workshop dates.

The next Block Club Leadership meeting for block club leaders in District Six will be in July. Registration is required to attend.

May Board Ups

District Six's board up team will be doing a board up this Saturday, May 13 at 10 AMstarting at 6100 Hartford, 48208. The board up team will be split into two groups with one group boarding up six houses around the 48210 area. 

A complete list of all the board up dates for the District Six Board Up Team can be found on the District 6 Detroit's Facebook page. 

Motor City Makeover 2017

Those still interested in participating in Motor City Makeover either as an individual or a group can still register at


Know someone you'd like to nominate for the volunteer spotlight? Send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as to how they help their community and why you think they should get the spotlight for the month.


Calendar of Events

May 9th: 4th Precinct Community Relations Meeting 6 PM @ 4700 W Fort St

May 13th: DON D6 Board Up team 10 AM @ 6100 Hartford

May16th: Community Resource Fair hosted by Raquel Castañeda-Lopez's Office 5 PM-6:30 PM @ Patton Rec Center

May 18th: Detroit Beautification Day [Flower Registration]       4-6 PM @ Butzel Family Center 7737 Kercheval

May 20th: Motor City Makeover in District 6

May 31st: Michigan Ave Business Association 6-7 PM @ Chadsey Condon

*D6 Community Meeting has been cancelled for this month.

Volunteer Spotlight

 Beatrice Rodriguez is a native Detroiter, having been born and raised in the city. She has worked with the District Six Department of Neighborhoods in clean ups and board ups, including participating in Motor City Makeover. She additionally helps feed the less fortunate at NSO two to three times a month. She sits on the Board of Commissioners at Chadsey Condon while also participating as a Hope Citizens Patroller, helping make our communities sa