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Apr 12, 2021
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Hannah Morris is a 2020-2021 Challenge Detroit Fellow. Hannah grew up in Southfield, Michigan and has a background in Socio-Cultural Narratives: Art, History and Education… Read more
Apr 5, 2021
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Sabrina Fergerson is a 2020-2021 Fellow. She is a native Detroiter and has a background in Business Administration in Supply Chain Management. In 2019 she… Read more
Mar 31, 2021
Posted by Shelley Danner
Co-written by Jocelyn Moss
For our third challenge of the 2020-2021 program year, we partnered with nonprofit Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC). GRDC is led by Executive Director Sherita… Read more
Mar 22, 2021
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Rieanna Stewart and her friend, Christina Ignasiak, canvassing for Rashida Tlaib in their Detroit district. Fall 2020. Rieanna Stewart is a 2020-2021 Fellow. She is… Read more
Mar 15, 2021
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Paige O'Riordan is a 2020-2021 Fellow. She hails from Canton, Massachusetts and has a background in Decision Science and Ethics, History, and Public Policy. Tell… Read more
Mar 8, 2021
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Francisco "Panchito" Ramirez-Rueda is a 2020-2021 Fellow. Panchito is founded both Your Voice Our Excellence, "a platform that showcases the resiliency, perseverance, and success stories… Read more
Mar 2, 2021
Posted by Asiyah Williamson
Co-written by Asiyah Williamson
My name is Asiyah Williamson. I am a Detroit native and alumni to the nonprofit organization, The Downtown Boxing gym. The programming at this organization… Read more
Mar 1, 2021
by The Challenge Detroit Team
DTE Energy headquarters is located in Downtown Detroit at the Energy Plaza. Triniti Watson is a 2020-2021 Fellow. While at Michigan State, she submitted a… Read more
Feb 22, 2021
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Vanessa Vela is a 2020-2021 Fellow. She grew up in Detroit and is "excited to learn, grow and create a larger impact." Tell us about… Read more
Feb 16, 2021
Posted by Hannah Morris
Co-written by Hannah Morris
Sports can teach us a number of life lessons.  Having grown up a student-athlete, one thing I learned early was the value of perseverance. My… Read more