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
- August 21st, 2019 The Siwatu Freedom team is overjoyed to report the news that Siwatu’s conviction has been reversed — see the full press release here! Thinking for Ourselves Climate Controls Shea Howell The images coming out of Newark, New Jersey this week could easily be mistaken for Flint, Michigan. Long lines of people, mostly...Read More »
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- August 12th, 2019 ____________________________________________________________________________ Field Street Block Club Clean Up & Meet Up Saturday, August 17th 2514 Field St. Detroit CLEAN UP: 9-noon EAT UP AND MEET UP: 1-4 Thinking for Ourselves Constant Sorrow Shea Howell This has been a week of constant sorrow. We have witnessed the murders of 31 people in El Paso, Texas and...Read More »
- August 7th, 2019 Thinking for Ourselves A Green New Deal Shea Howel l As Democratic contenders for President convened for the second series of debates,more than 2,000 people gathered outside the Fox Theatre in downtown Detroit in supportof a Green New Deal. This demonstration, organized by the Frontline Detroit Coalition offers new possibilities to deepen the...Read More »
- July 29th, 2019 Thinking for Ourselves Duggan and Deceit Shea Howell The debate over increased surveillance in our city is not going to go away. Last week the Detroit City Council voted in a 6 to 3 split to allocate of $4 million for the expansion of DPD’s Real Time Crime Center and the development of two “mini”...Read More »