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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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  • Boggs Center News – Living For Change September 12th, 2022

    Boggs Center News – Living For Change September 12th, 2022

    September 12th, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves No ShotSpotter Shea Howell ShotSpotter is back in the news and on the City Council agenda. A broad based citizen coalition is urging people to speak out against the $8.5 million contract to expand the technology in our city. The mayor and the chief of police are both urging…Read More »
  • Boggs Center Detroit News – Living For Change September 5th, 2022

    Boggs Center Detroit News – Living For Change September 5th, 2022

    September 5th, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves Waters of Jackson Shea Howell This week, many of us have been thinking about the people in Jackson, Mississippi.  Heavy rains overwhelmed the aging water treatment plant. Now the city is without safe water. People cannot drink, wash, or brush their teeth with the sludge that comes out of…Read More »
  • Boggs Center News – Living For Change August 29th 2022

    Boggs Center News – Living For Change August 29th 2022

    August 29th, 2022 Thinking for Ourselves Water and Weapons Shea Howell Along with 11.5 million other people, I watch NCIS. I have mourned the loss of favorite characters and grown old with Jethro Gibbs. I joined the 8.4 million people who welcomed the new NCIS: Hawai’i.  In a world of too much violence and uncertainty,…Read More »
  • Boggs Center Detroit – Living For Change News – August 15th 2022

    Boggs Center Detroit – Living For Change News – August 15th 2022

    August 15th, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves Dangerous Times Shea Howell   The world needs wisdom now. Each day we are moving closer to the possibilities of nuclear devastation. Over the last few days, we have witnessed the irresponsible decision by speaker, Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan. Her insistence on the trip seemed designed to…Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – July 25, 2022

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – July 25, 2022

    July 25th, 2022   Thinking for Ourselves Following Chicago Shea Howell This week the city council of Chicago passed an ordinance guaranteeing water to all residents. The ordinance is the product of intense work by advocacy groups, the mayor, the Department of Water Management and the Department of Finance. It rests on a shared commitment…Read More »

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