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So far Claire DAoust has created 27 blog entries.

Burners Without Borders

Citywide SOUP Winner – December 2011

Each year, tens of thousands of people make a pilgrimage to northern Nevada’s Black Rock Desert and build a city from scratch. Then they […]

Sit On It Detroit

Citywide SOUP Winner – November 2013
Downtown SOUP Winner – November 2013

Waiting for the bus can be a drag, especially if they’re behind schedule, but what can be even more […]

Spaulding Court

Citywide SOUP Winner – November 2012

One great aspect about this city is the community engagement and the people that are involved with it on a daily basis. Day in […]

Kids’ Summer Adventure

East Jefferson SOUP Winner – June 2014

Each of the neighborhood SOUPs focus on the specific needs of that area. The East Jefferson SOUP is no different, as it […]

Detroit Food Academy

Citywide SOUP Winner – June 2012
Ponyride SOUP Winner – September 2013

The Detroit Food Academy (DFA) uses butternut squash and purple carrots to involve young people in weighty conversations […]

The Atonement Project

Ponyride SOUP Winner – September 2013

“Transformation is possible,” begins the website of author, activist, speaker, and mentor Shaka Senghor.  The Atonement Project was started as a means […]

Fresh Corner Café

Citywide SOUP winner – October 2010

Noam Kimmelman has learned a lot in the four years since he founded Fresh Corner Café, a mission-driven fresh food delivery and […]