help Detroit Summer and Detroit Future Youth get to AMC2012

Our goal this year is to get the Detroit Summer with the Detroit Future Youth to stay at the Wayne state dorms for the weekend of the 2012 Allied Media Conference this June. the AMC a big part of our organizing every year. we show off our work, launch media projects, reunite with awesome people…

Share your old DS footage with us

Do you have old photos, videos, fliers, etc. of Detroit Summer? Do you want to share them with the rest of the world? Email us your footage to anniversary@detroitsummer.org and we’ll post it on our website. Your footage will also help us better tell Detroit Summer’s story of evolution, successes, challenges, and lessons learned in our current film project. If…

Support Detroit Summer’s 20th Anniversary Plans and Beyond!

Dear  Family, Friends, colleages, supporters For 20 years Detroit Summer has been many different things to many people. You may remember participating in a mural project, a community garden, a bike repair shop, some community potlucks, some heavy conversations about the condition of Detroit and how we could all rebuild and re-spirit the city, from…

Queens Museum Recap

a look back at our trip to new york and the work shop we lead at the Queens Museum 1st collector for Queens Museum RecapFollow my videos on vodpod

Queens Museum Recap

a look back at our trip to new york and the work shop we lead at the Queens Museum

Detroit Summmer in New York!

Recently Detroit Summer took a road trip to New York to close out our exhibit at the Queens Museum of Art. Take at look at some of the awesome events we experienced and what we gained from the trip. 1st collector for Detroit Summmer in New York!Follow my videos on vodpod

Detroit Summmer in New York!

Recently Detroit Summer took a road trip to New York to close out our exhibit at the Queens Museum of Art. Take at look at some of the awesome events we experienced and what we gained from the trip. To support our work or purchase our merchandise just go to the support us page or…

DS Shirt Descriptions

To go along with our t-shirts the Detroit Summer youth wrote these pieces to explain the importance of the designs School Closings and the Education Crisis By: Keeya Williams The “school issues” t-shirt design was created to reflect the monetary and authoritative problems, and lack of creativity in the Detroit Public School system today. Dozens…

2011 T-shirt Project

Last summer Detroit Summer LAMP youth developed a T-shirt campaign around three core issues: Youth Self-Image, School Closings, and Environmental Justice. They interviewed youth all over the city about these issues, particularly youth who work with the Detroit Future Youth Network, which is a partnership of 12 Detroit youth social justice and media organizations: Detroit…

T-shirt Campaign Poems

This summer during our t-shirt design process we made poems inspired by the three topics we were investigating: school closing & issues, environmental justice, and youth self-image. After listening to interviews and with the guidance of Angelique Nixon we produced these three amazing pieces. the beauty of what’s left… By: Keeya Williams the beauty of…