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John Dingell Legacy, Venezuela, Detroit Future City
February 25th 2014, WDET
Detroit officials say they’re committed to making the Detroit Future City plan a reality.
The comprehensive—and controversial—plan has been years in the making. It’s meant to serve as a long-term guide for city leaders and policy-makers.
Detroit Future City started with a more modest goal – finding a better way to deal with Detroit’s abundant vacant land.
Detroit leaders promise ambitious ‘Future City’ plan will become reality
Sarah Cwiek, February 21th 2014, Michigan Radio
A group involved in the long-term revitalization of Detroit says its priorities for the coming couple of years include pushing for economic growth to foster job creation and stabilizing hard-pressed city neighborhoods.
It’s no secret that the bankrupt city of Detroit has seen better days, and members of Detroit Future City will work toward improving basic services for residents and the transformation of acres of vacant land into better uses.
Detroit Future City Unveils 2014-15 Priorities
February 20th 2014, CBS Detroit
The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office together with its community partners introduced its priorities for 2014-2015, unveiled a new brand and website, highlighted some of the 31 active projects their involved with and announced some activities to connect with the broader community.
DFC Executive Director Kenneth V. Cockrel, Jr. today was joined by members from the organization’s 32-member steering committee and 11 implementation team members who presented at their new implementation office to residents, faith-based leaders, advocacy groups, economic development gurus, philanthropic organizations and business owners. The DFC Implementation Office is located at 2990 W. Grand Blvd.
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