Leslie Igbo – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Leslie Igbo

Connecting Outside of DCERP- PLEASE

I’m really enjoying where my placement at Authority Health is going. I’m currently researching emergency food efforts of multiple organizations such as the Detroit Food Policy Council, the Food Bank Council of Michigan, and the Henry Ford Health System. I’m also interviewing past Schweitzer Fellows on the sustainability of their humanitarian/public health projects. And there …

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Taking initiative

I can’t believe it’s already the end of Week 6! At first it was feeling really slow, because I had to go from 0 to 35 hours average of actually doing something. Now, it’s feeling like there’s never enough time for anything! I did start feeling myself grow throughout these weeks. For one, I started …

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Here we go – Week 1

Dear Leslie, These weeks have been pretty intense. Heck, these past three months have been pretty hectic, but I know you’ve really been through it recently. With all the racism, Covid, and recent sexual assault allegations in the circles around you, all while you’re trying to start an internship, you’re probably wondering when it’s all …

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