The first Semester in Detroit took place in Winter 2009 with 14 participants, partnering with organizations such as Alternatives for Girls, Detroit Eastside Community Collaborative, and the Urban League of Southeastern Michigan.
October 22, 2020
U-M story lab to amplify Detroit River narratives
In partnership with the Detroit River Story Lab, the Michigan Engaging Community through the Classroom at Taubman College has coordinated a number of courses this semester to focus on the Detroit River’s history.
May 11, 2020
U-M alumna Amy Good offers Alternatives For Girls in crisis, homeless or at-risk for abuse
Amy Good’s work with Alternatives For Girls was inspired by a challenge she received from professor emerita Rosemary Sarri as she neared graduation from U-M’s School of Social Work. “She said, ‘Do something hard, and build something that wasn’t there before,” Good said.
March 6, 2015
Saving Detroit Hearts
The Healthy Environments Partnership (HEP), established in 2000, brings together Detroit-based community organizations.