freoniap – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program


Week 6

This week I’ve been working at Brilliant Detroit’s summer camp programs. Although my project is different from this I am glad to work in a bunch of other programs during my internship! It allows me to get a better sense of what Brilliant Detroit is and I am able to feel comfortable talking about the […]

Week 6 Read More »

Week 5

I can’t believe we’re already halfway through the program! The time has gone by so fast and I have learned so much about my organization and the community it serves. Everyday I meet new people and build new connections which is a very enriching experience. I’m looking forward to my project coming together and taking

Week 5 Read More »

Week 4

Reflecting on the work culture/environment of Brilliant Detroit, it is a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Most of my colleagues are quite a few years older than I am, apart from the other interns who are also college students. However, I usually don’t work with the other interns and work with their permanent employees. Even

Week 4 Read More »

Week 3

My time working with Brilliant Detroit so far has showed me how strong of a community Detroit is, and how resilient and dedicated its community members are to strengthening their community and the families that live in it. The mentors I have at Brilliant are all extremely passionate, kind, and hard-working people who genuinely care

Week 3 Read More »

Week 2

As I briefly mentioned in my first post my community site is Brilliant Detroit. Their mission is to help develop and support families in areas such as health, education, community, and overall family support. Brilliant Detroit does this by having different sites/houses in numerous neighborhoods across Detroit. These sites host many programs based around the

Week 2 Read More »

Week 1

Hi everyone! My name is Freonia and I am a rising sophomore majoring in Public Health Sciences. I am excited to get to know everyone better and be able to learn about everyone’s interests and goals because I think one of the great things about this program is that we all are able to learn

Week 1 Read More »

lsa logoum logo