"I learned that in order to make sustainable social change, it is imperative to understand all systems involved with the social problem. I also learned the importance of empowering communities to make their own change and maintaining a social justice lens while brainstorming solutions for a problem that impacts others."
School of Social Work
"Through the Poverty Solutions lectures, I've gained a greater under- standing of the role of assets in poverty alleviation, the intersection of poverty with health, and the role community involvement and academia can play in some of these poverty solutions."
Ross School of Business
"Being a part of the project to improve reading skills at Munger Elementary-Middle School in Detroit has been the ideal way for me to engage in meaningful problem-solving and relationship building with community members who are equally as focused on early literacy and building home- school connections across a neighborhood."
School of Education