AMP Blog: Grace Lee Boggs

DFS Rida Institute Transforms Teachers

"How do you tap into students’ resiliency and channel their personal frustration and dissatisfaction against the social system that undermines their humanity?"

FEB 21-22 | DFS "Ed Talks" featuring Grace Lee Boggs, Nate Walker, and Patrick Camangian, Ph.D.

Detroit Future Schools invites all educators, youth, parents and community members to join us for two important conversations about the purpose of education and the practice of transforming classrooms for a more just, creative, and collaborative world. These panels will be taking place in conjunction with the Detroit Future Schools Rida Institute.

The DFS Quarterly Tune-Up

Inside Detroit Future Schools: Creating Intergenerational Relationships

This is the first part in a series of blog posts that will highlight lessons emerging from Detroit Future Schools. Our goal is to make our work to humanize schooling in Detroit "open-source" and accessible to other educators. Below, Ammerah Saidi, DFS Program Director, reflects on the process of creating intergenerational relationships between students and adults.

Photo by Vanessa Miller

Reflections on the first Detroit Future Schools Network Gathering

On June 20, 2013, Detroit Future Schools organized its first ever Network Gathering as part of the 15th annual Allied Media Conference. Ammerah Saidi, Program Coordinator of DFS, shares her experience.

Final Performances: Complex Movements presents 'Beware of the Dandelions'

You have three more chances to catch a performance of Complex Movements - Beware of the Dandelions (work-in-progress) at the Charles Wright Museum of African America History.