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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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  • ReImagining Work  Grace Lee Boggs

    ReImagining Work Grace Lee Boggs

  • Boggs Center – Thinking for Ourselves News – February 14th, 2020

    Boggs Center – Thinking for Ourselves News – February 14th, 2020

    February 14th, 2020   Thinking for Ourselves Lives That Matter Shea Howell Many people hoped Governor Gretchen Whitmer would bring a more thoughtful, responsible approach to the education crisis. But her recent comments on the controversial third grade reading law and the future of public schools demonstrate a lack of serious understanding of what is…Read More »
  • James and Grace Lee Boggs Center To Nurture Community Leadership – Living For Change News – February 4th 2020

    James and Grace Lee Boggs Center To Nurture Community Leadership – Living For Change News – February 4th 2020

    February 4th, 2020 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Historian Peter Linebaugh, author of numerous books on The Commons, Magna Carta, and the revolutionary struggles of the transatlantic, multiracial working class in the 18th and 19th centuries, at the time of the American, French and Haitian revolutions, will discuss his new book “Red Round Globe Hot Burning” “This wide-ranging, intricate,…Read More »
  • Bogggs Center – Living For Change – January 28th, 2020

    Bogggs Center – Living For Change – January 28th, 2020

    January 28th, 2020 All middle school children are welcome at 11:00 every Saturday morning. This semester the Freedom School is focusing on reading skills and African American literature. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Thinking for Ourselves Support Community Input, Reject Benson Amendments Shea Howell This week nearly 200 people attended the Detroit City Council meeting hosted in district 5, by…Read More »
  • Boggs Center News Living for Change – January 20th, 2020

    Boggs Center News Living for Change – January 20th, 2020

    January 20th, 2020 Kids tell the Herstory of Grace Lee Boggs #RadicalCramSchool Thinking for Ourselves Do The Right Thing Shea Howell Detroiters have been faced with the horrific news that many of our family, friends, and neighbors have been driven out of the city illegally. Thanks to careful reporting by the Detroit News, we have…Read More »

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Jimmy Boggs 100 Celebration

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Jimmy Boggs 100 year Celebration


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