James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
Rich Feldman is a member of James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership (www.boggscenter) and Freedom Dreams on the east side of Detroit. He organizes tours of Detroit entitled, From Growing Our Economy to Growing our Souls. He spent 20 years on the Ford Wayne Truck assembly line at the Ford,10 years as an elected official and 12 years with the International Staff of the United Autoworkers. He co-edited the book: End of the Line: Auto Workers and the American Dream. His writings appear on the www.boggscenter.org website in the “Living for Change” Newsletter. Rich has also written chapters in Why Detroit Matters by Brian Doucet and Grabbing Back: Essays Against the Global Land Grab Edited by Alexander Reid Ross and Vandana Shiva (Contributor) as well as Commentaries in Conversations in Maine and the republication of The American Revolution: Pages from a Negro Workers’ Notebook by James Boggs (1963-Monthly Review). He has been married for more than 40 year to Janice Fialka and the father of Micah and Emma. Our family has been active in Disability Advocacy, Rights, Pride, Justice and inclusion movements for more than 3 decades.