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Monthly Archives: January 2017

For the Love of Learning

by: Marvin Ray | Jan. 23rd, 2017 I have always enjoyed learning. However, this enjoyment would not have been possible had it not been for the presence of a phenomenal support system throughout my life, especially during my formative years. My parents and grandmothers are the four individuals who I affectionately refer to as my […]

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Learning From Our Past

by: | Jan. 12th, 2017 The impending inauguration of a new president has generated significant buzz and dialogue related to our city and what the future holds for its residents. As we move to close the chapter on one of the most contentious presidential campaigns in memory, we have an unparalleled opportunity to learn from […]

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Toward a Restorative Community: Detroit’s Whole-Neighborhood Approach

by: Rachele DiMeglio Adam | Jan. 10th, 2017 After years of restorative work in schools and other organizations including police, human services, court systems, corrections and neighborhood associations, the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) is embarking on a project to support an aligned restorative approach across these sectors. The goal is to have a positive […]

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Five actions for a stronger Detroit

by: Siobhan O’Laoire | Jan. 3rd, 2017 We believe that action and change must be rooted in the community. That’s why holding conversations with residents, youth and our partners is central to our work. These conversations come in many forms, including talking to youth in neighborhood parks and recreation centers, and our upcoming teacher listening sessions. Over […]

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