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AmeriCorps Member Needed for Summer 2020

May 26, 2020

Detroit Future City (DFC) and Local Initiatives Support Corporation are seeking an AmeriCorps member to serve as a Community Engagement Specialist for the Summer 2020 season. The Community Engagement Specialist will support the Land Use and Sustainability programming efforts at DFC, including the Working with Lots Program and Land + Water Works Coalition and other […]

Coronavirus crisis exposes ‘many of the fissures we knew existed’

April 16, 2020

DFC Executive Director, Anika Goss, joins the City of Detroit’s Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity department on their latest town hall related to COVID-19 and race. Read the full article here.

WATCH: Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist and the City of Detroit host panel on race and COVID-19

April 16, 2020

DFC Executive Director, Anika Goss, joins the City of Detroit’s Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity department on their latest town hall related to COVID-19 and race. Read the full article here.

Detroit Impact Conference engages U-M students with city’s revitalization

February 27, 2020

Detroit Future City was one of the major development entities involved with the Detroit Impact Conference in late February, which focused on inspiring young leaders to get involved with the city of Detroit. Click here to read the full article.

Up to $10,000 available to Detroiters looking to beautify their city’s vacant lots

February 19, 2020

Veronica Meadows of Fox 2 Detroit spoke with DFC’s Land Use & Sustainability Director Sarah Hayosh and past Working with Lots grantee Daniel Washington of NW Goldberg Cares about the 2020 Working with Lots grant application announcement. Click here to read and watch the full story.

Leadership Detroit Alumni Discuss Industry Needs For Detroit’s Next Decade

February 19, 2020

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit alumni shared their views on timely topics impacting Detroit’s next decade at the 2020 Detroit Policy Conference. Among the topics discussed was data found in DFC’s 2019 Detroit Reinvestment Index.   Click here to watch the full discussion.

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