June 2013 – Page 8 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: June 2013

First Week Madness

My first week here has felt more like a month than 7 days, but that’s because of all the amazing experiences I have already had. My program is called The Food and Water Watch and works to protect the essential resources on earth, so that they will be available for this generation and generations to …

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First Day for Spivey

My first day at the Sierra Club was unexpectedly exciting and tiring.  Amy (my wonderful co-worker) and I started our day off with a meeting with Nicholas Schroeck, Executive Director of Great Lakes Environmental Law Center and other environmental lawyers and advocates.  The meeting was very interesting and I could see the importance of the …

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My First Day

Today was my first day of work and my first day of taking Mass transit in Detroit. Coming from Washington DC I have always used busses and mass transit to get around, yet there are some differences between the DC and Detroit busses. First the Detroit bus stops are not where they say they are …

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First Day Musings

This summer I have the privilege of working with the Sierra Club in Detroit for my community based research project. It is the oldest and one of the largest environment organizations in the United States. The organization and its community partnership program in Detroit works toward bettering the quality of life for low-income communities and …

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