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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

  • Riverwise Podcast

    Riverwise Podcast

    The Riverwise Podcast is bringing together Detroit citizens to consider new and forms of resistance to continuing economic and political marginalization in communities of color. For over three years now, the Riverwise collective has created media that depicts local activism and the profound new work being done in Detroit neighborhoods. Through the quarterly Riverwise magazine,…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – July 1st 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – July 1st 2020

    July 1st, 2020   Thinking for Ourselves Facing Technology Shea Howell This week the debate against surveillance technology in the hands of police took a deeply human turn. The ACLU of Michigan filed a complaint against the Detroit Police Department on behalf of Robert Williams, who was wrongfully identified, arrested at his home in front of his wife…Read More »
  • Jimmy Boggs From the NY Times Op.ed,

    Jimmy Boggs From the NY Times Op.ed,

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/opinion/black-lives-matter-injustice.html?smid=em-share From the NY Times Op.ed, “To put a final point of emphasis on the potential of the moment, I’ll leave you with this. In a 1963 pamphlet called “The American Revolution: Pages from a Negro Worker’s Notebook,” the activist and laborer James Boggs argued for the revolutionary potential of the black struggle for civil…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – June 23rd 2020

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – June 23rd 2020

    June 23rd, 2020 Tawana Petty talks about the Community’s relationship to Police on Detroit is Different +Local and national civil rights groups call on Detroit City Council to oppose renewal of police facial recognition contract Thinking for Ourselves Choosing Sides Shea Howell Mayor Duggan and some members of the City Council are out of step with…Read More »
  • The National Council of Elders (NCOE) Condemns Police Killing of George Floyd and Violence Against Protestors

    The National Council of Elders (NCOE) Condemns Police Killing of George Floyd and Violence Against Protestors

    The National Council of Elders (NCOE) Condemns Police Killing of George Floyd and Violence Against Protestors THE NATIONAL Immediate Release June 16, 2020 The NCOE joins with social justice organizers across this country working to end police killings and to end the triple evils of materialism, racism and militarism that are the foundation of the…Read More »

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Jimmy Boggs 100 Celebration

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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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