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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

  • The House passed a resolution today against anti-Asian racism. Rashida Tlaib’s

    The House passed a resolution today against anti-Asian racism. Rashida Tlaib’s

    FYI: The House passed a resolution today against anti-Asian racism. Rashida Tlaib’s comments paying tribute to Vincent Chin and Stephanie Gray Chang invoked Grace’s spirit: “In this moment, I think of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Detroiter Grace Lee Boggs. While she would be proud of our vote here today, she would remind us…Read More »
  • Boggs Center Living For Change Newsletter – September 16th 2020

    Boggs Center Living For Change Newsletter – September 16th 2020

    September 16th, 2020 Thinking for Ourselves Welcome Efforts Shea Howell This week the calls for an independent investigation into the Detroit Police Department’s response to demonstrations in the city were given support  from popular, elected officials. In a strong letter written by U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, State Senator Stephanie Chang, Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Mary…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 1st, 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 1st, 2020

    September 1st, 2020 Thinking for Ourselves New Consensus Shea Howell  Over the last few weeks, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Detroit Police Department routinely uses deadly violence and excessive force as a normal part of their operations.  This week Detroit Will Breathe filed a federal lawsuit against the city. The lawsuit documents the use…Read More »
  • Boggs Center -Living For Change News – August 26th, 2020

    Boggs Center -Living For Change News – August 26th, 2020

    August 26th, 2020 Shifting the Culture of Anti-racist Organizing with Tawana Petty  ENGAGE and the Undoing Racism Workgroup present a special virtual discussion featuring Detroit organizer, scholar, author and human rights activist Tawana Petty. Petty will lead us through a discussion on how we confront and work to dismantle historic racism and anti-Blackness in our…Read More »
  • Boggs Center Living For Change News – August 19th, 2020

    Boggs Center Living For Change News – August 19th, 2020

    August 19th, 2020 What We’re Listening to: Manger on McNichols by Boldy James and Sterling Toles Thinking for Ourselves Embracing Imagination Shea Howell The 75th anniversary of the dropping atomic bombs by the United States on Hiroshima and Nagasaki passed with little notice. The bombs killed 210,000 people and tens of thousands more were to die of…Read More »

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Jimmy Boggs 100 Celebration

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Jimmy Boggs 100 year Celebration


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