In the Media

AmeriCorps Member Service Opportunity – Winter 2020

January 15, 2020

Detroit Future City (DFC) & Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) are looking for a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a Research and Engagement Coordinator.   The ideal candidate must be a current AmeriCorps member. The member will be responsible for engaging new and existing stakeholders in DFC initiatives, primarily with supporting the Center of […]

Detroit sisters return to childhood home to restore neighborhood

December 24, 2019

Fox 2 Detroit shares the story of 2019 Working with Lots grantee, Rhonda Theus of Canfield Consortium, which showcases the beautification development of the East Canfield Community Flower Garden.

DFC is Hiring a Director of Data & Research

December 3, 2019

Detroit Future City (DFC) is looking for a Director of Data & Research. They will work closely with DFC leadership and a two-member staff to develop and deploy DFC’s data and research department, which will focus on economic equity, cultivating community engagement efforts, and expanding DFC’s existing publications work.

Sending bulldozers into Detroit’s neighborhoods isn’t enough to solve blight problem

November 23, 2019

John Gallagher of the Detroit Free Press talks to our executive director, Anika Goss, on Detroit’s vacant land amount following Detroit blight removal demolitions.   Click here to read the full article.

Spotlight on the News: Lech Walesa on U.S., Poland & unions; Anika Goss-Foster on Detroit’s image

November 22, 2019

Our executive director, Anika Goss, sits down with Chuck Stokes on Spotlight in the News to talk about the 2019 Detroit Reinvestment Index and the regional perception of Detroit five years after emerging from bankruptcy. Click here to read more.

Bank of America Awards Over $5 Million to Detroit Nonprofits

November 21, 2019

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation celebrated its annual “Detroit Day of Giving” on November 13, which focuses on ensuring individuals and families in metropolitan Detroit have access to the tools and resources that create pathways to employment, advance stable, thriving neighborhoods and support entrepreneurship. Detroit Future City was among the local nonprofits awarded a […]

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