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Gilberts’ pledge seen as good start amid enormous systemic challenges

March 29, 2021

In Crain’s Detroit Business’s article on Dan and Jennifer Gilbert’s $500 million philanthropic donations to Detroit neighborhoods, our CEO, Anika Goss, suggests the funding should serve as a springboard toward a broader examination of “the systemic issues and change the policies that are contributing to tax foreclosure.”   Read the full article here.

Detroit Future City announces new chair, development director and leadership title changes, reflecting continued growth and impact

February 2, 2021

DETROIT – Detroit Future City (DFC) announced, today, that Wendy Jackson of The Kresge Foundation will serve as its new chair and that the organization has hired Kate Cherry to serve as its first development director. Additionally, DFC’s two top leaders Anika Goss, executive director, and Tom Goddeeris, deputy director, have new titles, reflecting the […]

Detroit Future City Request for Proposal: Website Redesign 2021

January 29, 2021

DFC has greatly evolved since it was founded as an independent nonprofit four years ago, and the current website was launched shortly after. We are seeking proposals from web designers who can help us redesign our website, as well as include additional functionality and technology that reflect what DFC is today and where it is […]

What does equity look like? Start with housing, income, Detroiters say.

October 13, 2020

Olivia Lewis of Bridge Detroit talks with our executive director, Anika Goss, about our new shared vision for economic equity in Detroit.   Read the full article here.

COVID-19’S Role In Economic Inequity

October 13, 2020

The Detroit Regional Chamber references our “COVID-19: Future Resilience Demands Greater Equity Today” report when talking about the virus’s economic inequity in the region.   Click here to read the full article.

COVID Response: Detroit Future City says solutions will require new approaches

September 1, 2020

John Gallagher talks with our executive director, Anika Goss, about the new challenges for DFC and its work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   Read the full article here.

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