In the Media

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.

Valuing Black Cities

August 17, 2020

Executive Director Anika Goss joins the discussion on the negative economic and social effects of the deliberate devaluation of Black communities with Urban Consulate. She sat among Brookings Institution and other Detroit leaders for this conversation on the undervalued assets and strengths of majority Black cities. Click here to watch the full discussion.

Study: Wage gap widens between Black, white workers, especially in Michigan

August 12, 2020

The Center’s Director, Ashley Clark, comments on results from a new Michigan State University study that shows earnings of Black workers have fallen relative to the earnings of white workers in much of the United States since the late 1970s. Read the full article here.

DFC Strategic Framework

The Blueprint for Detroit's Future
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Growing Detroit's African-American Middle Class

A deep dive look into the growth, attraction & retention of the middle-class households.
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Detroit Property Owner's Guide to Bioretention

Manage stormwater on a non-residential property.
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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

View the full, interactive Field Guide online now.
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