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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 – Living For Change News – September 26th, 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 26th, 2022

    September 26th, 2022     Thinking for Ourselves Dangeorus SilenceShea Howell The specter of nuclear war is haunting us. Vladimir Putin’s recent speech made clear his willingness to consider the use of nuclear weapons. As he insisted that the invasion of Ukraine was in defense of Russian sovereignty, he declared, “If the territorial integrity of…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 19th, 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 19th, 2022

    September 19th, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves Development Choices Shea Howell For the first time in many years money is flowing into Detroit. New projects, from parks to the reconstruction of what is now I-375 is underway. And real estate developers, Stephen Ross and the Ilitch family are offering yet another idea for redeveloping the…Read More »
  • Boggs Center News – Living For Change September 12th, 2022

    Boggs Center News – Living For Change September 12th, 2022

    September 12th, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves No ShotSpotter Shea Howell ShotSpotter is back in the news and on the City Council agenda. A broad based citizen coalition is urging people to speak out against the $8.5 million contract to expand the technology in our city. The mayor and the chief of police are both urging…Read More »
  • Boggs Center Detroit News – Living For Change September 5th, 2022

    Boggs Center Detroit News – Living For Change September 5th, 2022

    September 5th, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves Waters of Jackson Shea Howell This week, many of us have been thinking about the people in Jackson, Mississippi.  Heavy rains overwhelmed the aging water treatment plant. Now the city is without safe water. People cannot drink, wash, or brush their teeth with the sludge that comes out of…Read More »
  • Boggs Center News – Living For Change August 29th 2022

    Boggs Center News – Living For Change August 29th 2022

    August 29th, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves Water and Weapons Shea Howell Along with 11.5 million other people, I watch NCIS. I have mourned the loss of favorite characters and grown old with Jethro Gibbs. I joined the 8.4 million people who welcomed the new NCIS: Hawai’i.  In a world of too much violence and uncertainty,…Read More »

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