In partnership with

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History


The James & Grace Lee Boggs School

James Boggs Centenary


A Celebration of His Life and Philosophy

June 29-July 10, 2019

A week-long series of Speakers, Conversations, Reflections, and Performances

About the Celebration

The James & Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership invite you to join us in conversations related to the life and philosophy of James Boggs, who would be 100 years old this year. 


We are also partnering with other activism organizations with exciting events throughout the week-long celebration........

Inspiring talks

Join conversations that will discuss the life and philosophies of James Boggs guided by some of the great minds in academia and activism today. 


Our goal is to create fully inclusive gatherings,

conversations and celebrations.

If you have any health or accessibility needs, please

contact us for accommodation services.

"A community that excludes even one of its members is no community at all." (Dan Wilkins)

The Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership

3061 Field St., Detroit, MI 48214