Join us at our Equity Forum on January 22, 2020

In addition to a special DFC announcement, this event will feature a keynote by Angela Glover Blackwell, one of the nations foremost leaders on racial and economic equity. Reserve your spot today.

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We're Hiring: An AmeriCorps Member to serve as a Research & Engagement Coordinator for 2020

Through November 2020, the member will be responsible for engaging new and existing stakeholders in DFC initiatives.

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Introducing the Detroit Green Stormwater Infrastructure Workforce Assessment

This report examines the existing and projected market for jobs related to green stormwater infrastructure in the Detroit region. The report investigates the potential for the jobs identified to be filled by Detroiters, specifically low-income and underserved populations.

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DFC is Hiring a Director of Data & Research

This senior role will provide evidence-based thought leadership through data, research, and engagement to advance economic opportunity in Detroit.

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Introducing the 2019 Detroit Reinvestment Index

The Detroit Reinvestment Index tracks perceptions of Detroit’s revitalization among several groups to gain a better sense of local and national perspectives of economic growth in the city.

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Through the shared vision of the Strategic Framework, Detroit Future City (DFC) is committed to advancing the quality of life for all Detroiters.
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Growing Detroit’s African-American Middle Class

Detroit Future City’s (DFC) report “Growing Detroit’s African American Middle Class” builds off of previous work in “139 Square Miles” Detroit Future City takes a deep dive look into the African American middle class in Detroit. In this report, we focus on the people, place and economy in Detroit and the region as well as the Growth, Attraction and Retention of the Middle Class and African American middle-class households in Detroit.

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