headshot of James and Grace Lee Boggs outdoors, with trees in the background
A poster print of a black-and-white etching depicting a group of people marching with signs and t-shirts reading "restoring the neighbor back to the hood"
8 youth from Detroit Summer posing for a photo, in a garden holding garden tools

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

Recent Posts

  • Meet the People building Their Own Internet

    Meet the People building Their Own Internet

    Published on Nov 16, 2017 When it comes to the internet, our connections are generally controlled by telecom companies. But a group of people in Detroit is trying to change that. Motherboard met with the members of the Equitable Internet Initiative (EII), a group that is building their own wireless networks from the ground up...Read More »
  • Jimmy Boggs- 1919 – 1993 – Alabama I grew up in…

    Jimmy Boggs- 1919 – 1993 – Alabama I grew up in…

  • Boggs Center – Living for Change News – December 10th, 2017

    Boggs Center – Living for Change News – December 10th, 2017

          How Do “We Reimagine?  Grace Lee Boggs We reimagine by combining activism with philosophy. We have to do what I call visionary organizing. We have to see every crisis as both a danger and an opportunity. It’s a danger because it does so much damage to our lives, to our institutions, to...Read More »
  • Boggs Center News – December 4th 2017

    Boggs Center News – December 4th 2017

    Boggs Center News James Boggs, “Liberation or Revolution,” 1978 “Why is that, having lived through one of the most momentous periods in human history, a period when millions of people were out in the streets, demonstrating their belief that there is another way for human beings to live together, most people today are far more...Read More »
  • Boggs Center – News  November 28th, 2017

    Boggs Center – News November 28th, 2017

    Living for Change News James and Grace Lee Boggs, “Uprooting Racism and Racists in the United States” 1970 Less obvious but increasingly dangerous has been the human price paid by the entire country for advancing capitalism by all means necessary. In the course of making a unique land of opportunity in which whites climb up...Read More »

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