June 2013 – Page 2 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: June 2013

Laaaately

Since my interview with Malik, I’ve been working on researching and preparing for my next interviews. It’s difficult to get myself motivated for that when I haven’t set a real date for any. I’ve called three different people, but have yet to hear back from them. I put in much more effort to get an …

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It’s a Foodopoly!

The biggest event of my summer here at Food and Water Watch was this week! We’ve been prepping for this book tour with phone banking and all sorts of shenanigans and it finally came! In summary the events are centered around our Executive Director, Wenonah Hauter, and her new book Foodopoly. She’s and absolutely amazing …

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Make Some Noise!

From children to grandparents, concerned members of the Sierra Club Detroit and Windsor on Watch (WOW)  joined forces to make some noise against tar sands, petcoke and dirty air on both sides of the Detroit River Tuesday, June 25. The rally’s purpose was to raise awareness about the growing petroleum coke piles. Petcoke piles are dubbed …

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Lately!

I meant to post this last week but completely forgot! I’ve been enjoying the work I’m doing with FSEP a lot more lately, now that I’ve begun to interview the leaders of different organizations involved with the food system in Detroit. It’s really kind of amazing to see how many people are also dedicated to …

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