Detroit Engagement Training Workshop Series

In partnership with The Ginsberg Center, U-M Libraries, Office of Metropolitan Impact and Community Engaged Academic Learning, and Masters of Arts in Community Based Education, the University of Michigan Detroit Center is offering three engagement training workshops. This series provides a training program geared towards members of the university community interested in capacity building, volunteering, problem-solving, and project development in the city of Detroit.

With the University’s bicentennial celebration in mind, these workshops will provide participants with insight and understanding of the options, opportunities and challenges as they relate to engaging with the city of Detroit.

Participants will learn about best practices of engagement, volunteering, and the history of the Detroit. Participants will also have an opportunity to tour the city, meet civic and community leaders, and learn how to best engage with the city according to their interests and abilities.

The workshop dates are as follows:

  • Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Includes a tour of Detroit)
  • Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration is available online, or if you have any questions, please reach out to Feodies Shipp (