The Ginsberg Center

The Ginsberg Center's work at the University of Michigan enriches student learning, advances community priorities and inspires a lifelong commitment to citizenship. Through a range of programs and services, the Center infuses training, support and resources into thoughtful, meaningful community experiences both on and off campus. #Servelove
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What we're listening to: Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story #GoBlue #GinsbergCenter

Stories make us who we are. In this inspiring talk, writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie beautifully conveys the importance of seeking out many stories from different points of view to form our understanding of the world.

What we're listening to. Linh Do - Defying Social Norms for Social Change

In this talk, Linh Do asks some important questions: What is normal? And how abnormal do we have to be to effect social change? Linh Do is the fo.

What we're listening to: Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave? #GoBlue #GinsbergCenter

Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave? In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society.

All of my growth has happened in situations where I was extremely uncomfortable, and when I've come out of those experiences, I realized I knew so much more about myself and the world. UM Alternative Spring Break and the Ginsberg Center provide a unique experience for students to learn more about themselves and grow through service but also to expand their reach-- the impact people have on them, and the ways they impact other people.

All of my growth has happened in situations where I was extremely uncomfortable, and when I've come out of those experiences, I realized I knew so much more about myself and the world. UM Alternative Spring Break and the Ginsberg Center provide a unique experience for students to learn more about themselves and grow through service but also to expand their reach-- the impact people have on them, and the ways they impact other people.

The Ginsberg Center, for me, is where the action and reflection pieces come together. I’m involved in other communities on campus that do this, but as a Ginsberg Fellow, I’m connected with students that I really wouldn’t have met otherwise, who challenge me to see things differently, and because we come from such different places on campus, don’t often bring the same lens to the conversations.

The Ginsberg Center, for me, is where the action and reflection pieces come together. I’m involved in other communities on campus that do this, but as a Ginsberg Fellow, I’m connected with students that I really wouldn’t have met otherwise, who challenge me to see things differently, and because we come from such different places on campus, don’t often bring the same lens to the conversations.

What we're listening to: Tedx on social entrepreneurship. This is what we hope to instill in students and community members.

Owner and founder of an ambitious, award-winning fried chicken restaurant shares why human resources is more important than fried chicken to their concept.

Student Voices at the Ginsberg Center

Student Voices at the Ginsberg Center

What we're listening to: Cultural Humility #GoBlue #GinsbergCenter

"Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices," is a new documentary by San Francisco State Professor Vivian Chávez, that mixes poetry with .

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