August 2014 – Page 2 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: August 2014

What’s Beyond that Door?

Let’s be honest. The past ten weeks were filled with both great experiences and great challenges.  I would like to believe I have risen to those challenges, savored those experiences and, beside that point, I feel that I have grown as a person over the course of this program. I have made many great friends (both at work …

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Last Week!

Dear Gina, It looks like you have stuck to your goals! I am proud that you kept an open mind because that really allowed you to learn a lot about your organization, social situations in Detroit, entrepreneurship, and working behind the scenes of a non-profit. The Food Academy has really welcomed you with open arms …

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Week 10: Reflection

Over the course of the last ten weeks, I think I struggled a lot more than I initially thought I would. It is very easy to look at Detroit from an outside perspective and think that change can be easy in quick. That if people in Detroit just did this or that then everything would …

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Final Blogpost

I have learned so much through the DCBRP– not just about Detroit, but also about myself. I have grown so much in so many ways. This was my first full-time job, I’ve never had to wake up so earlier every day of the week prior to this experience. I was terrified of not being able …

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Entry #10: Dear Chelsey

Yay! You’ve adjusted. You got used to the type of research you were doing, made a group of friends, and most importantly learned how to drive in Detroit without getting lost every time! Of course there have been plenty of challenges, but you’ve done your best in tackling them and getting them resolved quickly. I …

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