The Center for Equity, Engagement, and Research launches its Innovation Series

Register to for the first event in the series where we will have a panel discussion on why growing and retaining the African American middle class in Detroit is an indication of economic equity.

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DFC and EcoWorks Presents “Green Alleys: Detroit’s Opportunity for Innovation”

The new report highlights green alleys as a transformative green stormwater infrastructure and alley activation strategy, exploring the history of green alley projects in Detroit and around the country.

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New DFC report examines opportunities for equitable industrial development

Detroit Future City collaborated with the Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA) and the Detroit Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) to explore how community-based organizations can utilize equitable development practices to influence the future development of an industrial district in Southwest Detroit.

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DFC's Land and Water Works Coalition Releases Its New Impact Report!

The new report details the tenacious work conducted over the past three years and how they engaged with more than 41,000 residents to create a path towards cleaner water with green stormwater infrastructure (GSI).

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DFC and United Way for Southeastern Michigan Presents "Centering Community Voice"

Centering Community Voice: A Blueprint for Incorporating Lived Experience into the Grantmaking Process provides readers with a basic framework and toolkit to guide organizations at all levels on ways to integrate lived experience into every level of decision making.

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Economic Equity Dashboard

Engage and learn from the data from our new report, "The State of Economic Equity In Detroit" by viewing our new and interactive tool! The dashboard highlights data by race, ethnicity, geography and the 22 indicators detailed in the report.

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Second Annual Equity Forum

You still have the opportunity to view the Second Annual Equity Forum! Click the link below to hear from National Experts Darrick Hamilton, Ph.D and Andre Perry, Ph.D and learn how Detroit Future City is working towards a path to economic equity in Detroit.

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DFC Presents "The State of Economic Equity in Detroit"

The State of Economic Equity in Detroit illustrates the deep disparities that persist in Detroit and provides recommendations that provide a path to an economically equitable Detroit.

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DFC and Enterprise Community Partners present Rebuilding Home

As a deliverable of the Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact, this jointly-authored report provides an intimate overview of the approaches and challenges associated with single-family redevelopment across Detroit’s community development sector.

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Entrepreneurship and Economic Opportunity in Detroit – Perceptions and Possibilities

Detroit Future City, U-M’s Detroit Metro Area Communities Study and New Economy Initiative team up to better understand perceptions and equitably address and advance the needs of the city’s entrepreneurs and others seeking economic opportunity.

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The State of Economic Equity In Detroit

Detroit Future City’s (DFC) report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” illustrates the deep disparities that persist in Detroit and provides recommendations that provide a path to an economically equitable Detroit in which all Detroiters are meeting their unique needs, prospering, and fully and fairly participating in all aspects of economic life within a thriving city and region.

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