If you listen to the local and even national news, you will likely hear stories of Detroit’s doom and gloom, however one group of writers know that behind the rough exterior of “The D,” heroes are being born. For the past several months, these writers have been coming together to discuss ways they could use their expertise and accomplishments to impact lives and what they came up with is nothing short of a modern literary masterpiece.
I’ve been a contributing writer to Thrive Detroit Street Newspaper, a microenterprise initiative for the homeless and underemployed in Detroit since its inception 2-years ago. I have written a variety of stories, however this issue was the debut of my new Map Your Success with Versandra Kennebrew column. With the holidays upon us, I thought I would share some tips for Navigating the Holidays with Purpose.