In the Media

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.

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 […]

Business Leaders of Michigan | One Detroit Full Episode

November 7, 2019

Christy McDonald, Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson dive into our “2019 Detroit Reinvestment Index” on the November 7, 2019 episode of One Detroit.   Click here to watch the segment on YouTube.

Detroit’s reputation is rising, but recovery still has a long way to go

November 3, 2019

John Gallagher of the Detroit Free Press reports on our 2019 Detroit Investment Index which covers surprising findings, including higher “converge in … attitudes toward Detroit.”   Click here to read the full article.

National business leaders increasingly bullish on Detroit, survey says

November 3, 2019

Sherri Welch of Crain’s Detroit Business reports on our 2019 Detroit Reinvestment Index, which reveals national business leaders’ thoughts and perspectives on Detroit’s investment potential.   Click here to read the full article.

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