Monica Lewis-Patrick, Co-Founder & President of We the People of Detroit (Detroit, MI). Lewis-Patrick is actively engaged in almost every struggle on behalf of Detroit residents. As a former lead legislative policy analyst for Detroit City Council, Lewis-Patrick has authored legislation, conducted research, and delivered constituency services to thousands of city residents. She is a graduate of East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in social work and sociology and a Master of Arts of Liberal Studies degree with a concentration in criminal justice/sociology and public management. She is currently one of the leaders at the forefront of the water rights struggle in Detroit.