June 2018 – Page 2 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

June 2018

4: Culture

It’s difficult to pinpoint the culture EcoWorks. I think it’s because we’re a bit of an ecosystem: all in one area with many different groups and needs and tendencies. I think these differences have produced a variety of interacting cultures that exist through the people that are attracted to each of our teams but also …

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Week Four: Culture

Moving from a suburban, middle-class town, to an urban setting like Detroit has been quite the cultural shift. In terms of culture at my workplace, the residents at the Villages at Parkside are predominantly African American and are a range of ages, from infants to the elderly. This is quite different from the neighborhood I …

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Community Vibes

Hi! This week I will be reflecting on the cultural cues that I have received at my community site. This past month, I have noticed many aspects of culture in the Green Garage. Some of these observations have including the youthful spirit everyone has, the general healthy diet of people that stay in the office …

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