How do young people in Cody Rouge & Warrendale see their neighborhood? How do they spend their time? Here’s a sample of drawn & written responses from public school students who participated in the School Rep Workshops and School Rep Convening between December 2018 and March 2019. You can also download a PDF (24 mb).
Friday morning, February 8, students from eight area schools came together at St Suzanne Cody Rouge Community Resource with a team from the City of Detroit Planning & Development Department for a morning of neighborhood discussions, drawings, and debates about Cody Rouge and Warrendale. Participating schools: Ann Arbor Trail Magnet School, Briethaupt Career and Technical Center, Carver STEM Academy, Cody High School, Dixon Educational Learning Academy, Gardner Elementary School, Henderson Academy, and Mann Learning Community .
On January 18, Detroit Development and Planning Department staff Lindsey Barrett & Dave Walker led a School Rep Workshop with young people at Dixon Educational Learning Academy about the neighborhood around the school & how it is planned.
In many student drawings, streets and roads are given major visual and organizational prominence.
On January 16, Detroit Development and Planning Department staff Lindsey Barrett & Dave Walker led a School Rep Workshop about the neighborhood around the school & how it is planned.
The group began by drawing maps to show what they knew about the area.