Morgan Spears

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (Detroit, MI) Morgan served as an active comrade in recruiting member/owners for the Detroit People’s Food Co-op, which strives to increase access to high quality food and promote community-based … Read more

Keithlee Spangler

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Earthworks Urban Farm (Detroit, MI) Keithlee developed an evaluation tool to strengthen the Earthworks Agricultural Training (EAT) program, an adult training program designed to help community members develop the skills they need … Read more

Brenda Mutuma

20th Class, 2013-2014 Field Placement: Detroit Food Policy Council (Detroit, MI) Brenda developed strategies to increase community engagement within food justice networks in Detroit. She interviewed community leaders and researched best practices, developed public education tools on Detroit’s food system, and … Read more

Shaka Clark

20th Class, 2013-2014 Field Placement: Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (Detroit, MI) Shaka conducted community outreach and organized with community members in Detroit’s North End neighborhood to continue the development of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network’s Food Co-op/Grocery store. … Read more

Allison Burket

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Detroit Food Policy Council (Detroit, MI) Allison supported the Council’s efforts to expand healthy food access for all Detroit residents. She surveyed Council members and community activists, aggregated available research on Detroit’s food system, and … Read more

Tavia Benjamin

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (Detroit, MI) Tavia contributed to a feasibility study for a healthy foods cooperative retail store in Detroit, where there is limited access to healthy foods. She conducted community surveys and … Read more