August 2017 – Page 2 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: August 2017

Week Eight, Don’t Wait

I thought that the events we attended were always both very interesting, and very informative. The Tuesday meetings ended up being my favorite of the two, just because I felt like there was more variation in them. The Arab American Museum event was probably my favorite, just because it completely surprised me with how good …

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Week 10

My initial letter is full of optimism and enthusiasm and I’m happy to say that I was not wrong to feel that way. The past 10 weeks have taught me even more than I thought they would.  While I have learned about Detroit, community work, and food access as I was expecting to, I have …

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Ocho :)

I only knew 4 of the 20 members of the Detroit Community Based Research Program beforehand. I was somewhat anxious about meeting the colleagues that I would be working with for the next 10 weeks, I didn’t know what to expect, it was like starting the school year all over again in regards to meeting …

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Numero Siete :)

I’ve always looked forward to our group’s weekly meetings. The many things we’re exposed to on a weekly basis around the city of Detroit has presented me with more information about the city I grew up in. One of my most memorable excursions would have to be our first activity, the Black Scroll Tour. Listening …

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week 10 the end

I thought looking back at my first post would be pretty embarrassing, and it is a little bit, but I realized I actually accomplished a lot of the goals I had in mind when I started this program. I certainly gained a lot of experience in community engagement and outreach. I worked directly with neighbors …

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Week 10

      Wow, I can’t believe how fast these 10 weeks have flown by.  I’ve learned so much during my time with CPC and DCBRP.  In my first letter I wrote about connections.  I hoped to leave my placement feeling connect to the people I worked with, and as I hug everyone goodbye on …

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