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Friday, June 19
 

2:00pm

Tour: From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Souls
What time is it on the clock of the world? What can we imagine? We will explore the rise and fall of the economic American Dream and changing epochs in human history. We will discuss crack, police violence, and visionary organizing and resistance in Detroit’s struggle against violence and militarization. We will visit the Packard Automotive Plant, GM Hamtramck (Poletown Plant), the Hope District, Feedom-Freedom Growers, Heidelberg Project, Boggs School, and Carlos Nielbock's windmill-powered metalworks. Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance. This is a three hour tour. 

Presenters
RF

Rich Feldman

Richard Feldmn has been active since. His involvement in the 1960s. He has worked with James and Grace Boggs for more than. ‘40 years. Rich worked on ford assembly line for more than 20 years, local. Union official. And worked on international staff of UAW. Rich I had a decades long commitment to inclusion and disability justice., James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
Rich Feldman has had the privilege of working with James and Grace Boggs for more than 40 years. He was raised in Brooklyn, active in the 1960s in SDS at U Michigan. Rich has been married for more than 35 years and has two children, Micah and Emma. Our family journey has also brought... Read More →
DH

Doc Holloway

Boggs Center


Friday June 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance

2:00pm

Young Nation Tour of Detroit
This tour of Southwest Detroit is through the lens of organizers from the Young Nation project. It features mural installations like the Alley Project and other sites that combine community development, art and collaborative design. It will show AMC participants a critical historical neighborhood in the city and show the ways that media-based organizing is positively impacting communities. Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance. This is a three hour tour. 

Presenters

Friday June 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance

4:00pm

Tour: From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Souls (continued)
What time is it on the clock of the world? What can we imagine? We will explore the rise and fall of the economic American Dream and changing epochs in human history. We will discuss crack, police violence, and visionary organizing and resistance in Detroit’s struggle against violence and militarization. We will visit the Packard Automotive Plant, GM Hamtramck (Poletown Plant), the Hope District, Feedom-Freedom Growers, Heidelberg Project, Boggs School, and Carlos Nielbock's windmill-powered metalworks. Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance.

Presenters
RF

Rich Feldman

Richard Feldmn has been active since. His involvement in the 1960s. He has worked with James and Grace Boggs for more than. ‘40 years. Rich worked on ford assembly line for more than 20 years, local. Union official. And worked on international staff of UAW. Rich I had a decades long commitment to inclusion and disability justice., James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
Rich Feldman has had the privilege of working with James and Grace Boggs for more than 40 years. He was raised in Brooklyn, active in the 1960s in SDS at U Michigan. Rich has been married for more than 35 years and has two children, Micah and Emma. Our family journey has also brought... Read More →
DH

Doc Holloway

Boggs Center


Friday June 19, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance

4:00pm

Young Nation Tour of Detroit (continued)
This tour of Southwest Detroit is through the lens of organizers from the Young Nation project. It features mural installations like the Alley Project and other sites that combine community development, art and collaborative design. It will show AMC participants a critical historical neighborhood in the city and show the ways that media-based organizing is positively impacting communities. Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance.

Presenters

Friday June 19, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance
 
Saturday, June 20
 

9:00am

Detroit Sound Conservancy Music Tour
This is a deep dive, mission-driven, joyful journey into Detroit’s varied musical histories. This tour will explore everything from hip hop to country, musical historic districts, oral histories, and the challenges and opportunities of cultural preservation in Detroit. After this tour you will not just know more about Detroit's music, people, geographies, and stories, but you will also be able to play a part in preserving and celebrating Detroit’s musical cultures. In the process you will move from musical observation to sonic activism. Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance. This is a three hour tour. 

Presenters
CG

Carleton Gholz

Detroit Sound Conservancy
Carleton is the President and Executive Director of the Detroit Sound Conservancy.
AT

Adriel Thornton

Fresh Corp
Adriel is a longtime Detroit promoter and activist.
RT

Reggie Tiessen

Hawkhaus
Reggie is the DSC's official videographer and photographer.


Saturday June 20, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Community Arts South Entrance

9:00am

DTown Farms Tour
Come join DTown Farms on a tour of one of the largest collectively run farms in the city. Learn about the process of building, supporting and maintaining the space and then support the farm with a one-hour work project! There will be different tasks to suit different people's abilities and strengths. Join us! Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance. This is a three hour tour. 

Presenters

Saturday June 20, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Community Arts South Entrance

9:00am

Fun and Fabulous Farm Fieldtrip
How do we nurture the earth, and how does the earth nurture us? Youth will explore earth health as it relates to community health. We will take a field trip to Keep Growing Detroit (2202 3rd st. Detroit, MI 48226) where kids will explore what is growing, how it grows, and how humans, plants and animals all connect to each other. We will learn about the importance of local food systems and food justice movements in Detroit by digging in and getting our hands dirty. Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance. This is a three hour tour. 

Presenters
SA

Sam Affholter

Intergalactic Conspiracy of Childcare Collectives
Sam Affholter was an organizer and childcare provider with Kelli's Childcare Collective of Atlanta before moving to Columbus, OH to pursue graduate work in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. They now work in a preschool and organize with the Intergalactic Conspiracy of Childcare... Read More →
avatar for Oya Amakisi

Oya Amakisi

Greening of Detroit


Saturday June 20, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Community Arts South Entrance

11:00am

Detroit Sound Conservancy Music Tour (continued)
This is a deep dive, mission-driven, joyful journey into Detroit’s varied musical histories. This tour will explore everything from hip hop to country, musical historic districts, oral histories, and the challenges and opportunities of cultural preservation in Detroit. After this tour you will not just know more about Detroit's music, people, geographies, and stories, but you will also be able to play a part in preserving and celebrating Detroit’s musical cultures. In the process you will move from musical observation to sonic activism.

Presenters
CG

Carleton Gholz

Detroit Sound Conservancy
Carleton is the President and Executive Director of the Detroit Sound Conservancy.
AT

Adriel Thornton

Fresh Corp
Adriel is a longtime Detroit promoter and activist.
RT

Reggie Tiessen

Hawkhaus
Reggie is the DSC's official videographer and photographer.


Saturday June 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance

11:00am

DTown Farms Tour (continued)
Come join DTown Farms on a tour of one of the largest collectively run farms in the city. Learn about the process of building, supporting and maintaining the space and then support the farm with a one-hour work project! There will be different tasks to suit different people's abilities and strengths. Join us!

Presenters

Saturday June 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance

11:00am

Fun and Fabulous Farm Fieldtrip (continued)
How do we nurture the earth, and how does the earth nurture us? Youth will explore earth health as it relates to community health. We will take a field trip to Keep Growing Detroit (2202 3rd st. Detroit, MI 48226) where kids will explore what is growing, how it grows, and how humans, plants and animals all connect to each other. We will learn about the importance of local food systems and food justice movements in Detroit by digging in and getting our hands dirty.

Presenters
SA

Sam Affholter

Intergalactic Conspiracy of Childcare Collectives
Sam Affholter was an organizer and childcare provider with Kelli's Childcare Collective of Atlanta before moving to Columbus, OH to pursue graduate work in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. They now work in a preschool and organize with the Intergalactic Conspiracy of Childcare... Read More →
avatar for Oya Amakisi

Oya Amakisi

Greening of Detroit


Saturday June 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance

2:00pm

Tour: From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Souls
What time is it on the clock of the world? What can we imagine? We will explore the rise and fall of the economic American Dream and changing epochs in human history. We will discuss crack, police violence, and visionary organizing and resistance in Detroit’s struggle against violence and militarization. We will visit the Packard Automotive Plant, GM Hamtramck (Poletown Plant), the Hope District, Feedom-Freedom Growers, Heidelberg Project, Boggs School, and Carlos Nielbock's windmill-powered metalworks. Sign-up in advance at the Info Desk in the McGregor Conference Center. Bus pick-up is at the Community Arts South Entrance. This is a three hour tour. 

Presenters
RF

Rich Feldman

Richard Feldmn has been active since. His involvement in the 1960s. He has worked with James and Grace Boggs for more than. ‘40 years. Rich worked on ford assembly line for more than 20 years, local. Union official. And worked on international staff of UAW. Rich I had a decades long commitment to inclusion and disability justice., James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
Rich Feldman has had the privilege of working with James and Grace Boggs for more than 40 years. He was raised in Brooklyn, active in the 1960s in SDS at U Michigan. Rich has been married for more than 35 years and has two children, Micah and Emma. Our family journey has also brought... Read More →
DH

Doc Holloway

Boggs Center


Saturday June 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance

4:00pm

Tour: From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Souls (continued)
What time is it on the clock of the world? What can we imagine? We will explore the rise and fall of the economic American Dream and changing epochs in human history. We will discuss crack, police violence, and visionary organizing and resistance in Detroit’s struggle against violence and militarization. We will visit the Packard Automotive Plant, GM Hamtramck (Poletown Plant), the Hope District, Feedom-Freedom Growers, Heidelberg Project, Boggs School, and Carlos Nielbock's windmill-powered metalworks.

Presenters
RF

Rich Feldman

Richard Feldmn has been active since. His involvement in the 1960s. He has worked with James and Grace Boggs for more than. ‘40 years. Rich worked on ford assembly line for more than 20 years, local. Union official. And worked on international staff of UAW. Rich I had a decades long commitment to inclusion and disability justice., James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
Rich Feldman has had the privilege of working with James and Grace Boggs for more than 40 years. He was raised in Brooklyn, active in the 1960s in SDS at U Michigan. Rich has been married for more than 35 years and has two children, Micah and Emma. Our family journey has also brought... Read More →
DH

Doc Holloway

Boggs Center


Saturday June 20, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance
 
Sunday, June 21
 

3:00pm

Silkscreen Design and Printing Part 2
Learn digital imaging and tools to generate and print designs for silkscreen. This two-part session with Justseeds Artists' Cooperative, Radical Design School, and Ocelot Print Shop covers silkscreen design basics including half-toning photographs, hand drawing, and stencils. Participants will design their own individual or group designs which we will then print at Ocelot Print Shop. Participants will come away with an understanding of both design and printing practices, as well as prints of their own work. Sign up at Info Desk. Please meet at Community Arts South Entrance.

Presenters
JB

Jessica Bremner

Kounkuey Design Initiative
J. Bremner is Program Director of Kounkuey Design Initiative. She coordinates and supervises community development programs aimed at empowering and educating communities around the world. Before joining KDI, she worked with the Inter-American Foundation’s Brazil and Ecuador grant... Read More →
MT

Mary Tremonte

Justseeds Artists' Cooperative
Mary Tremonte is an artist, educator, and DJ based in Toronto via Pittsburgh, PA. A founding member of Justseeds Artists' Cooperative, she works with "printmaking in the expanded field," including printstallation, interactive silkscreen printing in public space, and wearable artist... Read More →


Sunday June 21, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Arts South Entrance