rprender – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program


Week Six

The program so far is going quite well for me. I have gotten a chance to meet some incredible people and see sights in Detroit that I never knew existed. It’s crazy to think that even though I went to high school downtown, I never took the time to explore the amazing parks, stores, and …

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Week Five: Article

Link to Article: https://www.crainsdetroit.com/government/detroit-launch-largest-recycling-expansion-new-sustainable-action-agenda-unveiled This article entitled “Detroit to launch largest recycling expansion as new Sustainable Action Agenda unveiled” discusses the monumental efforts being made in the city of Detroit to improve and enact new sustainability efforts. These sustainability efforts are mainly geared towards recycling. This will be the city’s “largest expansion of recycling in …

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Week Four: Culture

At the co-working space FoodLab operates from, Green Garage, there is a culture of community and engagement with one another. At Green Garage, socialization with others occupying the space is highly encouraged. For example, this facility has a community kitchen-like area and lunch tables where random conversations over coffee are encouraged and are nothing to …

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