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Karen Majewski

“On the community level, on the local level, you can make such an impact; your one voice can make such an impact."

This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Karen Majewski, 1991 CEW+ Towsley Scholar, and the first female mayor of Hamtramck, Michigan. Karen talks about her journey to Hamtramck and shares how diversity and immigration make the community so unique, connected, and special. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her advice for those who are interested in engaging civically in their own communities.

Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of challenges. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in our podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people. Originally created to document the challenges resulting from COVID-19, CEW+ has expanded the podcast to include stories of combating racism through individual and organizational action. This podcast will continue to evolve as societal challenges shift over time.

You can download and subscribe to Strength in the Midst of Change from — Apple Podcasts and SoundCloud. Subscribe, listen, and enjoy!

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