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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

Recent Posts

  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News letter – January 11th, 2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News letter – January 11th, 2021

    January 11th, 2021 Thinking for Ourselves Out of Darkness Shea Howell The mob that stormed the Capitol this week was as old as America. It climbed the steps carrying the shadows of the lynch mobs that have terrorized people for centuries. It echoed the mobs that ran through towns, attacking black people, killing, and destroying…Read More »
  • Conversation between four Detroit Organizers, Grace Lee Boggs, Shea Howell, adrienne maree brown, and Jenny Lee, facilitated by Adela Nieves Martinez

    Conversation between four Detroit Organizers, Grace Lee Boggs, Shea Howell, adrienne maree brown, and Jenny Lee, facilitated by Adela Nieves Martinez

    https://adelanoblesnows.com/videos/ Adela Noble Snows “We must be free, not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” ? William Faulkner Video Series This five-part video series features a conversation between four Detroit Organizers, Grace Lee Boggs, Shea Howell, adrienne maree brown, and Jenny Lee, facilitated by Adela Nieves Martinez. As organizers rooted in work…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – December 23rd, 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – December 23rd, 2020

    December 23rd, 2020 We wish you a peaceful, meaningful and restful holiday season. We’ll be back in January with more news, reflections and recommendations. In Love and Struggle, The Boggs Center Thinking for Ourselves Out of Darkness Shea Howell As most of us shift our attention to family, friends and the deep rituals marking the…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – December 16th. 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – December 16th. 2020

    December 16th, 2020 Thinking for Ourselves Water Victories Shea Howell Detroit Water Warriors achieved a major victory this week. Mayor Mike Duggan announced a moratorium on water shut offs for the next two years at a press conference on December 8. The news was welcomed by water rights activists. “Universal access to safe drinking water…Read More »
  • Letter of Hope  Movement Elders to Young Activists

    Letter of Hope Movement Elders to Young Activists

    Letter of Hope Learnings from Lived Experiences From Movement Elders to Young Activists The National Council of Elders was organized in 2011 to bring together leaders of the 20th Century movements for peace, freedom, and justice to strengthen our collective engagement and to share our experiences with young activists in the 21st century. We share with them…Read More »

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Jimmy Boggs 100 year Celebration


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