Posts Tagged ‘Repair the World Detroit’

Sarah Allyn volunteers at Eden Gardens. Repair the world's new executive director

Leading By Example

Repair the World’s new executive director reflects on her inaugural year. You might find her jogging through Detroit’s Woodbridge neighborhood or working in a greenhouse or helping to bury old prayer books in a sacred space for Jewish texts. But you’ll most likely find Sarah Allyn, 30, of Detroit at Repair the World’s cool headquarters…

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Essay: Reflections On #ActNowHouston

I got involved with Repair the World through the PeerCorps program when I was only a sophomore in high school. Since then, I’ve volunteered dozens of times with RTW and have worked hard to help bridge the gap between the city and the suburbs. The work was always very hard. Whether we were building an…

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Brittany Feldman of Hazon Detroit, David Brown of Kibbutz Detropia, Rev. Deb Hansen, a board member of Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, Leah Wiste of Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, Ilana Unger of Hazon Detroit and Staci Rosen of Repair the World Detroit in front of Hazon’s Topsy Turvy Bus that runs on used vegetable oil.

Faces & Places: Hazon Detroit

Hazon Detroit, Forest bathing, Farmington Hills Nature Center, March, 2018 In mid-March, 25 participants joined Hazon Detroit to explore their senses through the sweet practice of “Forest Bathing,” immersing themselves in nature to help reap physical and psychological benefits. Cayla Samano, a certified forest therapist, and Brittany Feldman of Hazon led the group on a…

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CC executive team members CFO Larry Poupard, Assistant Directors Judy Loebl and Heidi Budaj, COO Jeff Lasday and CEO Brian Siegel with JCC senior directors in the windows. Photo Credit: Lizz Cardwell/JCC

Let It Ride!

Above: JCC executive team members CFO Larry Poupard, Assistant Directors Judy Loebl and Heidi Budaj, COO Jeff Lasday and CEO Brian Siegel with JCC senior directors in the windows. Reimagined JCC is on the road with programming, collaborations outside its walls. Major changes have been afoot for nearly a year at the Jewish Community Center…

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These discarded veggies will turn into black gold for gardeners.

No More Waste

Hazon Detroit serves up healthy heaps of compost — just in time for Earth Day. In the North End neighborhood of Detroit near historic Oakland Avenue, there is a large patch of land where houses used to stand, houses where Jewish immigrants first began their American journey, that in time became the homes for some…

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