By Amanda Gettgen, Third Year Challenge Detroit Fellow Detroit is __________. What was the first thing that came to your mind? For me, the answer is simple – Detroit is home. But then again, what truly is a home? Home is where your story begins. Home is where you sprout and blossom. Home is where your … Continue Reading →
At Challenge Detroit we’re getting ready to introduce a new group of Fellows who will spend a year living, working, giving, playing and leading in and around the city. We’re looking forward to sharing our perspectives on the city as we work to help strengthen the region!
This summer I will be traveling…to Portland, New York, Brattleboro (Vermont) and Toronto. All great cities. In addition to enjoying them for all they have to offer, I intend to ask an important question of many people I encounter: What are your perceptions about Detroit right now? My goal is two-fold: 1. Find out how (if) … Continue Reading →