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

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  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News + November 8th, 2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News + November 8th, 2021

    November 8th, 2021 Thinking for Ourselves Election Message Shea Howell Mike Duggan was reelected mayor for a third term, garnering 75.6% of the votes cast. Headlines called this victory a” landslide.” This was no “landslide” or mandate for Duggan’s leadership. Rather, this “victory” is a sign of an enormous failure on the part of Duggan,…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living for Change   Newsletter October 25th, 2021

    Boggs Center – Living for Change Newsletter October 25th, 2021

    October 25th, 2021   Thinking for Ourselves Beyond The Ballots Shea Howell Next week Detroiters go to the polls to elect a mayor, city clerk, council and police commission. There are also important proposals on the ballot, including one that would allow direct control by voters to enact ordinances and allocate the money for them,…Read More »
  • Oct 30, 2021 – Field St Block Club – Harvest Fest

    Oct 30, 2021 – Field St Block Club – Harvest Fest

    Field St Harvest Festival 12 to 5 Saturday Oct 30th, 2021 Meet, eat and greet Field St Block FamilyRead More »
  • Shea Howell – National Council of Elders and Young Activists -Opening Comments

    Shea Howell – National Council of Elders and Young Activists -Opening Comments

    Opening Comments National Council of Elders and Young Activists October 7, 2021 By Shea Howell The move from the 20th to the 21st Century is marked by one of the greatest transformations in human evolution.  As Grace Lee Boggs often said,  “We are living in the midst of a transformation, on a scale that rarely…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living for Change News – October 5th. 2021

    Boggs Center – Living for Change News – October 5th. 2021

    October 5th, 2021 Thinking for Ourselves Housing as a human right Shea Howell October is often a cruel month in Detroit. It is the time of foreclosures for overdue taxes and land sales through public auction.  This year, an unprecedented efforts by public and private groups will make tax evictions less likely. Wayne County officials…Read More »

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