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Aug 3, 2020
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Kaitlyn Miklovich is a 2019-2020 Fellow. Kaitlyn graduated from University of Detroit Mercy's School of Architecture where she got her Bachelor's and Master's in Architecture.… Read more
Jul 28, 2020
by The Challenge Detroit Team
For the last challenge project of their Fellowship year, the 2019-2020 Fellows selected nonprofits they felt a connection to and partnered with them virtually due… Read more
Jul 28, 2020
Posted by Jillian Hurst
Co-written by Jillian Hurst
In light of recent events and the ongoing social unrest across the country, many of us are investigating ways to become better allies. However, it is… Read more
Jul 27, 2020
by The Challenge Detroit Team
Lauren Gallagher is a 2019-2020 Fellow at DTE. She grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan but has called Detroit home for two years. She has… Read more
Jul 24, 2020
Posted by Chloe Kinsey
Co-written by Samantha Rudelich
Challenge #5 with Shakespeare in Prison In the heat of Black Lives Matter protest, a call for defunding of police and the abolishment of prisons,… Read more
Jul 20, 2020
by Lizzie DePentu
This year, Design Thinking pushed me to think critically about how I approach my work and as the fellowship draws to a close, there’s a… Read more
Jul 20, 2020
Posted by Abbey Warren
Co-written by Abbey Warren
I work at the intersection between people, business, and information in my job as an Analyst at OneMagnify, which specializes in marketing, technology, and analytics.… Read more
Jul 20, 2020
Posted by Zane Birenbaum
Co-written by Zane Birenbaum
A trip to the Brightmoor Makerspace. Photo by Rachel Pisano Dear Brightmoor, We haven’t met in person yet but my last challenge with Challenge Detroit… Read more
Jul 17, 2020
by Jacob Jones
As I sit down to write this, the world around us is going through a reckoning with racism and a crisis of capitalism, all while… Read more
Jul 14, 2020
by Kaitlin Lapka
Why I have gratitude for Challenge Detroit and what my time as a fellow has meant personally and professionally As my time concludes as a… Read more