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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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  • 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 »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 27th. 2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 27th. 2021

    September 27th, 2021 Thinking for Ourselves Hantz Lessons Shea Howell More than a decade has passed since John Hantz announced his effort to create a vast urban farm on Detroit’s east side. The original idea was to develop the world’s largest urban agricultural business, combining traditional farming methods with indoor hydroponics. This was to be augmented by…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 20th. 2021

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – September 20th. 2021

    September 20th, 2021   Thinking for Ourselves Where are you running?  Shea Howell The official announcement by James Craig of his candidacy for Governor was surrounded by controversy. Craig was unable to deliver his scheduled speech on Belle Isle as more protestors than supporters gathered to shout him down.  He managed to say he was…Read More »
  • September 20th, 2021   Thinking for Ourselves Where are you running?  Shea Howell The official announcement by James Craig of his candidacy for Governor was surrounded by controversy. Craig was unable to deliver his scheduled speech on Belle Isle as more protestors than supporters gathered to shout him down.  He managed to say he was…Read More »

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