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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 – January 24th , 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – January 24th , 2022

    January 24th, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves– Democratic desire Shea Howell This week Puerto Rico emerged from the largest governmental bankruptcy in history. The restructuring of $120 billion in debt and pension obligations overshadowed the excruciating Detroit experience of $18 billion. Beginning as the Detroit bankruptcy was drawing to a conclusion, much of what the…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – January 17th, 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – January 17th, 2022

    January 17th, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves Serving the people Shea Howell The Republican Party has not believed in democracy for a very long time. The Democratic Party, in spite of its rhetoric, has not provided much defense. Elite politicians have never been the driving force for expanding democratic ideals. They have been forced into…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – January 10th, 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – January 10th, 2022

    January 10th, 2022  Thinking for OurselvesLong Time ComingShea Howell Almost everyone agrees we are at a dangerous moment. One year after an armed mob stormed the capitol, the future of democracy is in question. A recent CBS News/YouGov poll found that 66% of Americans believe “democracy is threatened.” Conversations about the possibilities of fascism, authoritarianism, and dictatorships have…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – December 20th 2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – December 20th 2021

    December 20th, 2021     Thinking for Ourselves Darkness and Light Shea Howell This is the season when the rhythms of the earth move from deep darkness to light. It is a season that humans have celebrated through the centuries as a time of turning, a time of reflection and of celebration for the capacity…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living for Change News – December 11th 2021

    Boggs Center – Living for Change News – December 11th 2021

    July 11th, 2021 Thinking for Ourselves Council Potential Shea Howell One of the reasons I moved to Detroit in 1973 was because of our City Council. Supported by the election of Coleman Young as mayor, and the longstanding congressional leadership of John Conyers and Charles Diggs, Detroit provided a vision of the kinds of policies…Read More »

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