August 2018 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: August 2018


I am pretty happy after reading my first blog post. Which is kind of ironic, because I was actually extremely sad when I wrote it. I mentioned it in our Showcase Q&A, but I thought maybe the summer would bring the same sleepless nights and stress of the school year. And I thought maybe┬ámy roommate …

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Week 9

Having read my week one letter over again, I think this summer has been exactly what I needed and more. I was concerned about gaining more confidence when working with new people and being able to apply my skills to this new project for Soulardarity. I think I was concerned about my skillset matching up, …

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Week 9 The Outro

As I say farewell to my time in DCBRP, I will be forever thankful for allowing me the experience to live and work in Detroit. Each summer, I’ve gone abroad across the world and barely spent time “home”, but boy did it feel good being right here in the city! It’s crazy how much more …

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The End…

I have learned so much throughout my internship at the Chandler Park Conservancy. My initial expectations for myself were to make a good lasting impression on my supervisor and to provide the children in the camp with leadership skills and encouragement throughout the course of the camp. I brought up the fact that many of …

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9: Reflect

I don’t believe in wasting time. I know that sounds bold. Perhaps it’s not entirely true. I believe that sitting around all day watching Netflix and scrolling through Facebook could certainly be considered a waste of time. I believe that would be a waste of my own time. But what I mean by the statement …

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