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Detroit Power Detroit Inc (DPDI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 2018. Our mission is to help eliminate racial disparities by creating upward mobility among oppressed groups through financial literacy, mental health services,  and youth sport clinics. DPDI believes in the power of individuals and community support to enhance equity among historically oppressed groups. “By investing in the most oppressed people, we are investing in ourselves and future generations.” 

The Founder and CEO, Courtney A. Grove-Dyer MSW, LLMSW is a first generation college graduate who received a Masters degree from the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 2021. She contributes a lot of her drive and success from wanting to create a better life for herself and her family. As an underprivileged Black child who was raised my a single white mother with a mental illness brought many challenges, trauma and resiliency. Ms. Grove-Dyer is passionate about helping families and individuals build resiliency in the face of oppression and trauma. She hopes to use her education and experience to help individuals achieve their goals and create the life they want to live. Her goal is to continue fighting for people who are underserved, underprivileged and counted out more times than not.


Courtney Grove-Dyer



Keyshawn McMiller

Board Member


Shantanique Tolbert

Board Member


Sierra Hendrix-Williams

Board Member

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