Eastern Michigan University is committed to partnering with organizations in the community wherever possible. Academic units with specialized community connections are:
- Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Communities
- The Office of Academic Service-Learning
- Engage @ EMU
Community Outreach In Action
Preserving Civil Rights Heritage: Detroit’s Malcolm X House (AKA Robert X House) and Gladys Mitchell Sweet House
Important preservation efforts of Detroit’s Civil Rights locations are an ongoing project for EMU’s Geography and Geology department, which involves both students and faculty. Following Professor Dan Bonenberger and his students conducting field and archival research at the Malcolm X House in Detroit, Bonenberger speaks about the importance of sites like the Malcolm X House and how residents can get involved.