Freedom House Det

A refuge for those yearning to breathe free

aka Freedom House Detroit   |   Detroit, MI   |  www.freedomhousedetroit.org

Mission

Support and empower people seeking humanitarian protection, especially asylum seekers and refugees, on their journey to safety, security, and freedom by providing comprehensive services in an inclusive and welcoming space.

Ruling year info

1987

Chief Executive Officer

Elizabeth Orozco-Vasquez

Main address

1777 N Rademacher St

Detroit, MI 48209 USA

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Formerly known as

The Detroit Windsor Refugee Coalition

EIN

38-2487626

NTEE code info

Homeless Services/Centers (P85)

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

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Our programs

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Basic Needs

Shelter, food, clothing and family.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Homeless people

Freedom House Detroit legal department provides legal aid to affirmative asylum seekers.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants

Freedom House Detroit offers some of the following educational and acculturation services to its residents: volunteer opportunities, English As A Second Language (ESL), nutrition and health awareness, self-care (e.g. yoga), group counseling, cultural exchanges, etc

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Homeless people

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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Freedom House Det

Board of directors
as of 05/16/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Denise Hudson

Law Office of Denise M. Hudson

Denise M. Hudson

Law Office of Denise M. Hudson

Gina Metrakas

Independent Consultant

Jeffrey Falick

Birmingham Temple

Teresa Gray

DTE

London Bell J.D LL.M.

Bell Global Justice Institute

Joscky Kitoko

State of Michigan

Marcel Miclea

Palmer Rey, PLLC

Jessica Ayoub, MSW

ACLU Michigan

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes