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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 – May 31st, 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change – May 31st, 2022

    May 31st, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves Approaching spiritual death Shea Howell Almost everyone I know is filled with a deepening sense of grief. After watching the daily brutality of war in Ukraine, we were still stunned when thirteen people in Buffalo were shot by a young man who opened fire in a supermarket. Ten of…Read More »
  • Boggs Center Living For Change News  June 6, 2022

    Boggs Center Living For Change News June 6, 2022

    June 6th, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves Truth telling Shea Howell Across the country,  in countless ways, people are reckoning with the truth of violence in our land. For the first time in our history, the majority of people can no longer pretend that they do not know the depth of brutality that is routinely…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change  – May 23rd, 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change – May 23rd, 2022

    May 23rd, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves Before they kill Shea Howell The Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability (CPTA) indicted the Detroit Police Department (DPD) for what the coalition  identified as “a pattern of killings and excessive force.” The group of 20 community organizations selected the 97th Birthday of Malcolm X to call upon…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living for Change News – 5-12-2022

    Boggs Center – Living for Change News – 5-12-2022

    May 9th, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves Moral authorities Shea Howell As the war in Ukraine intensifies, the only solution being offered by most western powers is to provide more weapons. The Biden administration has now pledged $3.8  billion in military weapons of various sorts. Meanwhile Russia is glorifying its invasion as a triumph of…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change – April 24th 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change – April 24th 2022

    April 24th, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves Earth Day Challenge Shea Howell Earth Day is an opportunity to challenge and expand our thinking, to draw connections between people and issues that are often seen as separate. For example, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Earth Day, 1990, a number of Detroit organizations brought together the violence…Read More »

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