Detroit Future City (DFC) hosted its third annual Equity Forum, bringing the community together to inspire innovative ideas and collective action. During this year’s event DFC’s CEO, Anika Goss, introduced the organizations new strategic plan, which highlights how DFC will work to collectively build a prosperous city with a just and inclusive economy by leading initiatives that disrupt systemic racism to grow wealth for black Detroiters and other Detroiters of color.
A dynamic panel moderated by Orlando Bailey will include Dr. Julian Agyeman, Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, and Nathaniel Smith, Founder and Chief Equity Officer of Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE), explored the ideas of reparative policy and planning, a revolution of values, and strategies to advance economic equity.
Youth poets, Imani Nichele and Aja Allante of InsideOut Literary Arts also displayed original poems highlighting their vision of a reparative Detroit.
A virtual event took place on Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 3pm – 4:30pm via Zoom.
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