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Detroit Future City creates department to address economic equity

January 23, 2020

Candice Williams of the Detroit News reports on our first Equity Forum and the announcement of The Center.   Click here to read the full article.  

Detroit Future City creating center to track inclusive ongoing growth in Detroit

January 23, 2020

Sherri Welch of Crain’s Detroit Business talks to our Executive Director, Anika Goss, about the beginning of the Center and the first Equity Forum. Click here to read the full article.

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.

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.

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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