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About We Want Green, Too!

We are a holistic based training program for disenfranchised individuals, that supports healing of souls through retraining to acquire skill sets for GOOD work in recreating livable urban spaces through retrofitting houses and rebuilding sustainable relationships and Beloved communities.

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I often have the pleasure to be engaged in conversation with brothers who have served time with the BPP.  This article with an interview with the legendary Black Panther Party member Russell Maroon Shoats has much to say and to think heavily about. Continue reading

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On Being in Detroit

In December, before the holiday Krista Tippett of NPR’s On Being was in town for an interview with Grace Lee Boggs at her home on the East Side of Detroit.  As fate would have it some of us had an opportunity … Continue reading

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Detroit on the Radar, Again

We are always on the watch for new and exciting sustainable ideas happening in and around the Detroit area and this is the latest quiet story….. Element Electronics.  For those of you not in the know, Element has created and … Continue reading

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Another World Is Possible

By Olga Bonfiglio It was a serendipitous weekend of soul-searching, collaboration, information sharing and problem solving as activists “occupied” Detroit, one of the world’s most de-industrialized cities, to re-imagine “work” and ways it can reinvigorate local communities. Over 300 participants … Continue reading

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A New World Awaits

In re-imagining work, we often ask the question of “Why it Matters?”  The team dealt with this important soul-stirring question very early on.  Why did it matter that we started with a visual such as the half-moon window?  What was … Continue reading

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Finally we have gotten to our blog page.  This has been such an extraordinary year for us as we have been underground in our endeavor for some three years now.  In this time much has started to evolve in our … Continue reading

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