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May you not be tired);

May you not be tired

A few weeks ago we hosted a women’s workshop in our space that focused on rest - answering, “How can a woman care for herself in the midst of weariness and overwhelm?” Not the chocolate, bubbles and wine type of rest, but...
My life in America);

My life in America

We are thrilled to highlight the talent of Michigan Refugee Youth for this month of June as we prepare to celebrate World Refugee Day on June 20th. Below is a story we want to feature written by Prajeeta Mangar on her journey...
Empowering Students to Find Their Voice);

Empowering Students to Find Their Voice

Empowering Students to Find Their Voice May 5th, 2021  Written by Brooke Hulbert, Treetops Collective Intern  I was a Teacher's Assistant at Hope College when I first met Peninah, the creator of the Find Your Voice journal. Peninah, just a few years...
Investing in Cross-Cultural Friendship);

Investing in Cross-Cultural Friendship

Written by Madison Humble, Cross-Cultural Partner and Community Development Intern.  I had no idea what I had gotten myself into. In my last semester at a local college, I was matched as a Cross-Cultural Partner with Elizabeth, a mother of 6 from...
Increasing Access Through Driver's Training);

Increasing Access Through Driver's Training

Written by Shadia Mbabazi, Concentric Program Director I remember when I first came to the USA, going to the bus in the cold snow, I questioned all the opportunities people talked about and how hard these were to access. I used to...