News from December 2011

14 December 2011

The University of Michigan Detroit Center will host a series of events in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 16, beginning at 10am.

Keynote Address Featuring Journalist, Michele Norris

Live from Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI (10am – 12pm)

This year’s distinguished speaker, award-winning journalist Michele Norris, has a career that spans more than two decades including The Washington PostChicago Tribune, Los...

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13 December 2011

Please join us on Thursday, December 15 at 2:30pm for a discussion on Ways to Weigh No More, sponsored by the U-M Women's Health Program. This discussion will include ways to easily implement weight management strategies used by more than 3,000 people who successfully loss weight and kept it off.

Any questions, please contact: or 313-593-3584.


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10 December 2011

The U-M School of Social Work is holding an Arts & Community Development workshop on Monday, April 16, 2012 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

The arts are an essential component of community/neighborhood development. This workshop will address the questions of why cultural community development works, how to engage residents in a community-driven public art process, and why developing neighborhood projects that are authentic to the culture of the neighborhood and the artist’s body of work is...

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08 December 2011
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On January 19, 2012 from 2:00-4:00PM, Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries will discuss the development and operation providing employment for former youth gang members in Los Angeles. Homeboy Industries, founded by Boyle, "assists at-risk, recently released, and formerly gang involved youth to become contributing members of their communities through a variety of services in response to their multiple needs." Here are the important details:...

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01 December 2011
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The NEW Center is offering a workshop entitled, “Grants Finding for Non-Profits" on Wednesday, December 14, 10AM-12PM at the U-M Detroit Center.  You are welcome to attend this workshop and share this invitation with others who may be interested.

Registration is required through...

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01 December 2011


The 2011-2012 exhibition season at Work Detroit continues with the show, Perspectives on Pain, Curated by Adrianne Finelli and Dan Friedlaender, please join us for a reception for this thought-provoking exhibition from 6:00-9:00 PM, Friday, December 2. All are welcome to attend.

How do we begin to talk about pain, to share and explore it? While ubiquitous, pain remains a profoundly...

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