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So far Paulina Kriska has created 11 blog entries.

Supporting Regionalism Through Hazon

For our final Impact Project, Geraldine Chi and I are working in association with Hazon, a national Jewish organization aimed at building a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community through environmentalism. For our project, however, we focused on the Challenge Design question: “How might we leverage urban agriculture and the Michigan Jewish Food Festival to […]

5 Things I Have Learned as a Fellow

This Challenge Detroit year has been a formative one for me; I have had the ability to grow as an individual and as a professional. So, in an opportunity to reflect on my experience this year, I give you 5 things I learned as a Challenge Detroit fellow.

 

To open my ears before my mouth. […]

Restaurants for Every Mood

Do you also have difficulty answering the question, “which Detroit restaurant is your favorite?”

 

Since deciding to tackle this challenge of narrowing my favorite restaurant list to just one, singular restaurant, I have found that 1) everyone has a different restaurant of choice for differing moods and 2) there can’t be just one favorite restaurant. […]

Making My Summer in Michigan Count

My time here in Detroit is coming closer and closer to an end, so it is absolutely imperative that I make my last summer in Detroit the best one yet! Here are five of the places and activities I plan to visit and do before the end of this summer.

Belle Isle Conservatory/Belle Isle Aquarium: […]

6 Ways to Survive Detroit Winter

As a transplant from North Carolina, I found the dreary, “wintry” days of Michigan especially hard to bear. To combat these cold and somber days, I did these six things.

Work-out. The best way to kick winter’s butt is to kick your own. So I decided to get those endorphins working and commit to the gym […]

Halfway

It’s a Monday night, and I just got off the phone with a prospective Challenge Detroit Year 5 fellow. It has dawned on me that I am officially halfway through my Challenge Detroit experience, and I will be soon introducing the next class of fellows. So, I felt it necessary to reflect on how I […]

How Being PCL Changed My Work Life

When offered the position of Project Coordination Lead (PCL), I told Mikayla, my roommate and fellow fellow, that I was apprehensive about leading my peers. Little did I know that this opportunity was not only a very important experience, but also one that improved my happiness and appreciation for my job.

 

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit […]

Challenge #2: Parent Engagement in Detroit Public Schools

When tasked with strengthening parent engagement at Cody High School, where does one begin?

 

On the first day partnering with Detroit Public Schools (DPS) for Challenge #2, the Challenge Detroit fellows were introduced to a widespread issue within DPS: low parent engagement. At first, I wasn’t intimidated; how could such a direct, focused issue be difficult […]

Top 3: Dining Detroit

When you live in a city with the coolest dining locations, how can you limit your go-to list to just three? I have painstakingly tried to do so here. You’re welcome.
 
#3: La Lupita Taqueria, Southwest Detroit
 
When you are trying to cure a headache with your roommate, surefire remedies include La Lupita’s tacos, accompanied with horchata. […]

Can’t Hold a Candle to It

I can’t tell what made me love Motor City Candleworks more: its wonderful array of quality candles or the lovely person who makes those candles.

In our first challenge project aimed towards supporting local small businesses, we were commissioned to create a narrative that highlights some of those businesses. One such company was Motor City […]