June 2018 – Page 8 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: June 2018

Week One!

Dear Nissa, Your first week is coming to a close and it’s been quite an adventure so far! Hopefully, you remember all this. It is astounding to me to think about how much I (we?) have learned in just this first week. From franchise agreements to ballot initiatives to municipalization, I am expecting this summer will be …

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Dear Lia…

Dear Lia, Hey, girl. First things first, I have to say, I’m pretty proud of you. Moving away from home is so way out of your comfort zone, and you were sure you would not do it until after you finished your degree at UM Dearborn, even for a short period of time. You’re here, …

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Dear Rai

Dear Rai, You found out about this program a few days before the application was due and immediately filled out the application. You prayed that you could get your recommendations in on time and  you did it! Great job girl! My expectations for the myself during the program is to make a great impression with …

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Week 1 in Detroit

Dear Cielo, Pienso que voy a aprender mucho en esta programa. Quiero practicar mi español y conectar con los residentes de mi organización. Es chulo que 90% de los residentes aquí son españolas hablantes. En serio, solo estoy escribiendo en español porque tengo bloqueo de escritor. Now that I got that out of my system, …

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Week One

Dear Kayla – Today was day 4 of the 10 weeks I will spend with Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision. This experience got off to a bit of a slow start, although that tends to be common with new jobs. The first few days were spent getting acclimated to the office and the work that last …

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