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Feb 25, 2020
by Dillon Brown
As he caught the ball at the top of the key, I knew Harrison Barnes would not be able to stop whatever move that was… Read more
Feb 20, 2020
Posted by Jordan Truesdale
Co-written by Jordan Truesdale
We all live our lives on auto pilot (whether we know this or not). Ever so often, we tap into mindfulness; maybe as something good… Read more
Feb 19, 2020
by Kaitlin Lapka
Exploring the differences and similarities of two iconic American places “I’m from Michigan.” If you’re a millennial like me, you’ll know that reference. But it’s… Read more
Feb 17, 2020
Posted by Dezha Willoughby
Co-written by Dezha Willoughby
Does life get you down because you do not know which direction to turn? What a challenging life it can be for some of us,… Read more
Feb 16, 2020
by Alyssa Williams
  The first half of the fellowship was simply ALOT. Alot of work, alot of networking, alot of sticky notes, but most importantly ALOT of… Read more
Feb 14, 2020
Posted by Zane Birenbaum
Co-written by Zane Birenbaum
As someone who started taking the subway to school at the age of 11, I have an incredible affinity for public transportation. There is something… Read more
Feb 14, 2020
by Lauren Gallagher
While I may only be six months into my own Challenge Detroit journey, I have known about Challenge Detroit for years through the program’s biggest… Read more
Feb 14, 2020
Posted by Samantha Rudelich
Co-written by Samantha Rudelich
Since I’ve moved to Detroit two years ago, I have served and worked with students in a variety of capacities. Most recently, I volunteer weekly… Read more
Feb 14, 2020
by Charnae Sanders
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Since becoming a Challenge Detroit fellow, I have learned so… Read more
Feb 14, 2020
Posted by Lizzie DePentu
Co-written by Lizzie DePentu
Spotting critters throughout Detroit is one of my favorite things. It breaks up my day and forces me to slow down, get curious, and connect… Read more