What is your organization’s target area?
Target area boundaries: W. Davidson to the north, Linwood Ave. to the east, W. Grand Blvd. to the south, and Livernois to the west.
How is your organization making a difference in Detroit today?
By working with existing community and state organizations, local schools, and block clubs, and by offering urban gardening services (including training) to residents in the focus area.
What are some of your organization’s proudest accomplishments?
* Youth garden for summer day camps.
* Site for Greening of Detroit training program.
* Youth garden for physically challenged youth at Keidan Special Education School.
* Community partnership with L.C.B. Block Club.
* Community partnership with Central High Collegiate Academy
What have been your top lessons learned through your work in your community?
That in the city of Detroit there are many wonderful people and organizations committed to making our community better and safer for residents and guests.
What words of wisdom or encouragement would you pass on to others doing work similar to your organization?
Don’t quit; don’t give up.
How can others get involved/support your work?
By contacting us, especially about what we can contribute to their efforts, and what ways they can help contribute to ours.
Naim Sabir, President
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (248) 497-3405