Sasha Fraser – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Sasha Fraser

Week Six Blog – Free form, write about anything you want related to Detroit, the program, and/or your community placement.

I’m going to use this space to repost a reflection that I saw on Instagram. I resonated with me and I hope you can find meaning in it, too. “I think one of the biggest enlightenments we can have as young women is the very truth that happiness, success, and fulfillment aren’t destinations. That there …

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Week 3: Passionate People and Pandemic Predicaments

This is not exactly something that I’ve learned, but it’s something that I keep noticing over and over again in my work: Detroit is a community of passionate, thoughtful adults and equally passionate and resilient youth. DFA’s summer program is partnered with a larger program called GDYT, or Grow Detroit’s Young Talent. GDYT and its …

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Week 1 Letter

Dear Sasha, As you start your first week at DFA, the world ablaze with pain and rage over hundreds of years of the Black community suffering at the hands of white people. You have been struggling with how best to show your support and allyship, and how you can be actively contributing to positive change …

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