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Detroiters Speak

A Collaborative Community Classroom Organized by UM + WSU

For over four years, Semester in Detroit has organized community classroom events that are free and open to the public. In recent years, SiD has collaborated with Wayne State University's Department of African Studies and the Detroit Equity Action Lab to bring Detroit community members, U-M + WSU students, faculty and staff together to learn more about Detroit's past and present.  Format varies from traditional panels to poetry readings to trips to jazz and cultural clubs throughout Detroit.  Previous topics of discussion have focused on Education Reform to the Contemporary Labor Movement to implementing the Detroit Future City Framework. Always dynamic and sometimes quite hot!  This is a community classroom - everyone is welcome!