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is to nurture the transformational leadership capacities of individuals and organizations committed to creating productive, sustainable, ecologically responsible, and just communities.

"Each generation, coming out of obscurity, must define its mission and fulfill or betray it."Frantz Fanon - The Wretched of the Earth

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  • Boggs Center News – Living for Change News – September  13th, 2021

    Boggs Center News – Living for Change News – September 13th, 2021

    September 13th, 2021   Thinking for Ourselves Critical Questions for Craig Shea Howell   In a move that surprises no one, James Craig, the former police chief of Detroit, is set to formally announce his candidacy for the office of governor of Michigan this week.  Almost immediately after indicating he was running on Fox news,…Read More »
  • Boggs Center  – Living For Change News – August 31st, 2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – August 31st, 2021

    August 31st, 2021   ________________________________________________________________________________________ Thinking for Ourselves In Our Power Shea Howell This week, images of FBI agents raiding Detroit City Council offices and homes flashed across the news media. Council members Janee Ayers and Scott Benson, as well as staff members, were raided in a federal investigation into public corruption. This raid comes…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – August 18th, 2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – August 18th, 2021

    August 18th, 2021     ?Thinking for Ourselves Toward Recentering Shea Howell Detroit and Michigan have again been assaulted by severe storms. Rains brought more widespread flooding, blocking the ability of emergency workers to even get out of their doors. Nearly 800,000 people were without power for days. Extended power outages are common place in…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – 8-3-2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – 8-3-2021

        OPINION: Detroit must prioritize people over property with Proposal P – Bridge Detroit ?Thinking for Ourselves Living Democracies Shea Howell At this writing, the fate of Proposal P, the effort to revise the Detroit City Charter, is unclear. No doubt, if it is passed, it will face numerous legal challenges, as the forces against…Read More »
  • Imagination-Knowledge. A Einstein

    Imagination-Knowledge. A Einstein

    “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” — A. Einstein (1879 – 1955)Read More »

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