Our mission

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 Newsletter – October 13th, 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change Newsletter – October 13th, 2020

    October 13th, 2020 Thinking for Ourselves No Equivalent Shea Howell Last week 13 people were arrested in a plot to kidnap and kill Governor Gretchen Whitmer. They also planned to blow up bridges and kill specific law enforcement people. They intended to storm the State Capital and to incite a civil war. Governor Whitmer, who…Read More »
  • Education, Three Generations, In this Moment – By Rich Feldman

    Education, Three Generations, In this Moment – By Rich Feldman

    Education, Three Generations, In this Moment By Rich Feldman What follows is an exchange of ideas between three generations of my family, at the intersection of public education, labor unions, and interpretations of social justice in a time of unprecedented strife. Coequal with the strife is the corruption and runaway wealth of fewer than one…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – October 8th, 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – October 8th, 2020

    October 8th, 2020   _______________________________________________________ Thinkin for Yourselves Daily Destruction Shea Howell This week the Detroit City Council voted to approve a two year $220,000 contract with DataWorks Plus to continue the use of facial recognition software in the city. This vote came after a contentious public hearing where the vast majority of speakers objected to the use…Read More »
  • Grace Lee Boggs.   (1915-2015)

    Grace Lee Boggs. (1915-2015)

    Detroit activist Grace Lee Boggs died today (Oct. 5, 2015) at home in Detroit. She was 100. Boggs, the child of Chinese immigrnats, came to Detroit in the early 1950s. There she met and married James (Jimmy) Boggs, an African-American activist, author and UAW worker at Chrysler Corp. from 1940 to 1968. He died in…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – September 28th, 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – September 28th, 2020

    September 28th, 2020 A message from PeoplesHub Elandria C. Williams, our beloved friend, comrade, collaborator, co-visionary, mentor to many, and the Executive Director of PeoplesHub, has become an ancestor. We are holding E’s family and vast community in love and in hope. Elandria passed in Knoxville, Tennessee on September 23, 2020, 41 years old. A…Read More »

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Jimmy Boggs 100 year Celebration


(To see JB 100 Celebration Playlist of 14 Youtubes- click upper right)

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