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25 Detroit Brand Stars Who Are Defining a New Era for the City

May 15, 2019

DFC's Excutive Director, Anika Goss, was featured as one of Adweek's 25 Detroit Brand Stars "who represent the talent and tireless passion that the business and nonprofit sectors bring to bear for the city each day."

A prescription for breaking down barriers to equitable growth

May 6, 2019

An opinion piece by Crain’s Business Detroit discusses equitable growth in Detroit and mentions DFC’s “Growing Detroit’s African-American Middle-Class” report.   Read the full article here.

Building Black Wealth — Racial Disparities in Wealth Across American Society

May 6, 2019

DFC's Executive Director, Anika Goss, joins a panel at the AtlanticLIVE panel to discuss racial disparities in wealth across American society.

Editorial: Detroit leaders need corporations to invest in neighborhoods

May 6, 2019

DFC's "Growing Detroit's African American Middle Class" report is mentioned in a Fox 2 Detroit segment covering the Strategic Neighborhood Fund.

DFC is Hiring a Director of Community & Economic Development

April 16, 2019

Detroit Future City is hiring an Open Space Manager, who will bring technical and design expertise to support programming related to the productive reuse of underutilized land, green stormwater infrastructure and emerging issues around open space in Detroit. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format (25 MB max) to with email subject title ‘Open Space Manager’ by May 15, 2019.

As Floods Increase, Cities Like Detroit Are Looking To Green Stormwater Infrastructure

April 16, 2019

Erica Gies from Ensia Online discusses green stormwater infrastructure with DFC Director of Land Use & Sustainability, Sarah Hayosh, and 2018 Working With Lots grantee winner PizzaPlex.

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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