Meet Atieno Nyar Kasagam, MSU grad, urban gardener and resident of neighborhood farm, Founder of the Detroit African Coalition for Liberated Land, awarded top prize in Do It for Detroit’s 2016 grant competition, sponsored by Yad Ezra, NEXTGen and Repair the World, in support of Detroit’s Food Justice Movement.
Say hello to Emily Lulkin, Maya Goldman and Will Shulak, three amazing teen mentors with PeerCorps Detroit, putting their energies and talents into community-based work in Detroit, representing the next NEXTGen to watch attain leadership roles in the years ahead.
Who has access to fresh, healthy food? Who doesn’t? Where does our food come from? Who is growing it? Processing it? What’s in it? Why do some people have an abundance of food and others go hungry? These are just a few of the questions that the food justice movement seeks to answer. And, while […]
Since 1991, the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives has collected over 2 million documents, 25,000 photographs and recorded over 100 oral histories which chronicle the rich and varied history of Detroit’s Jewish community. And, in honor of this milestone anniversary, it is showcasing some of its most significant and rarely-seen objects, documents and photographs.
Feeding the community’s need to read while raising funds for literacy programs to benefit thousands of school children and adults alike, Bookstock – metro Detroit’s Biggest & Best Used Book Sale – returns to Laurel Park in Livonia, Sunday, May 15, to Sunday, May 22.
Trailblazer in real estate, online media and health care. Entrepreneur, motivational speaker and best-selling author of “The Hunt,” David Farbman has leveraged his passion for the great outdoors to create cool companies, attract talent to Detroit and lead a new generation in Jewish philanthropy.