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

  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News – May 14 2018

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News – May 14 2018

      May 14th, 2018   Thinking for Ourselves Shea Howell Mother’s Day with Nestle Shortly after Mother’s Day, three Nestle semi-trucks will roll into Flint with free bottled water. Between Mother’s Day and Labor day Nestle will donate 100,000 bottles a week to three service centers where people can pick up the bottled water.  The...Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living for Change News – May 1st, 2018

    Boggs Center – Living for Change News – May 1st, 2018

    May 1st, 2018 Thinking for Ourselves Shea Howell Warning Signs Early this week people in and around Wayne State University were evacuated because of a gas leak. Across the campus and in nearby residents, the smell of gas was overpowering. The leak was caused by a construction accident. By Friday we were told all is...Read More »
  • Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – April 24th 2018

    Boggs Center – Living For Change News Letter – April 24th 2018

    April 24th, 2018                                 Thinking for Ourselves Shea Howell Dialogue on Education More than 120 people gathered together for a community dialogue on education and Black Male Achievement this Thursday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The...Read More »
  • April 2nd, 2018 – Boggs Center LFC Newsletter

    April 2nd, 2018 – Boggs Center LFC Newsletter

    April 2nd, 2018 Living for Change Grace Lee Boggs More Questions than Answers Many  of us will be thinking about Dr. Martin Luther King  this week as we mark the 50 years since his murder and the 51st since his call for a radical revolution of values. To help us think about this moment, we are...Read More »
  • Shea Thinking for ourselves -Grace Lee Boggs on Lessons

    Shea Thinking for ourselves -Grace Lee Boggs on Lessons

    Thinking for ourselves Grace Lee Boggs on Lessons April 1, 2018 Many of us will be thinking about Dr. Martin Luther King this week as we mark the 50 years since his murder and the 51st since his call for a radical revolution of values.  To help us think about this moment, we are sharing...Read More »

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