June 2017 – Page 10 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: June 2017

DCBRP – Week 1

Today marks the last work day of the first week at my internship at Friends of Parkside. When I first walked into the office of Parkside, I was somewhat nervous yet excited about this new expenditure. My task for the summer is to coordinate the 9th Annual Health Fair FOP (Friends of Park Side) holds …

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Week 1: Here we go!

Okay so let’s talk! It’s been three days since I started at the Detroit Food Academy (DFA) and I’ve already done so much. The first day started off sort of slow with so much reading. So. Much. Reading! But I learned so much. The articles answered a lot of the questions that you had when …

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Blog Post 1

Dear Alyson, Looks like you finally moved in to your apartment in Detroit!  I would suppose you’re both very excited to start your position as well as be rather nervous about being on your own like this, cooking for yourself, going to work, but I suppose you should get used to it eventually.  As of …

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Week One

Dear future Erin, Yesterday was the first day of DCBRP and my first day at Chandler Park Conservancy.  Coming into this internship I have a lot of expectations and hopes for the next ten weeks.  The main things I’d like to accomplish this summer all revolve around connections.  First, I hope to make new friends …

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Week 1

Dear Zoe, You’re not necessarily back at home, but you are in your hometown. It’s way out of your comfort zone, but nonetheless, it’ll be a good experience worth learning from. You can explore parts of the city you’ve never been to, like Southwest, Corktown, or the Eastside and find some great food places. Let’s …

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It’s been ONE WEEK

Dear Sophia, Hello! You’re now in Detroit, which is exciting. One of the main things I hope to gain from this program is a deeper understanding of Detroit, which would be hard not to gain, as my understanding is currently around zero, being from New York. I want to fully utilize this summer and the …

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Week 1: The Excitement

Dear Calahna, As I start this new and exciting journey, I can’t help but have so much joy. I love the non-profit, Brilliant Detroit. They truly want to help these low income neighborhoods succeed in life. One of their main goals is to help with the families’ children to be Pre-King ready. I am looking …

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