Detroit Experiences Blue-Collar Boom Detroit Future City | June 9, 2023
In this Michigan Chronicle article by Andrea Plaid, the conversation surrounds Detroit witnessing a blue-collar boom. The article refers to DFC’s recent “Growth Occupations” report and says the following. According […]
Detroit task force calls for tutoring, other policies to boost Black wealth Detroit Future City | June 7, 2023
In this article, Malachi Barret from Bridge Detroit shares Council Member Scott Benson is pushing for a $3.75 million after-school tutoring program and other policy recommendations created by a task […]
Detroit's Wealth Generation Task Force submits reports with six recommendations Detroit Future City | July 6, 2023
In this article, Sarah Rahal of the Detroit News discusses how Detroit’s Wealth Generation Task Force on Tuesday submitted a report with six policy recommendations to the mayor and the City Council […]
Feelings on safety and schools fuel desire to leave Detroit Detroit Future City | June 1, 2023
In this Bridge Detroit article, Malachi Bridge discusses how a new survey shows Detroit residents have a lower quality of life compared to those in neighboring suburban communities, shedding light on […]
The DFC Strategic Framework, a shared vision for Detroit’s future, is the result of a massive, citywide public-engagement effort. It recommends a series of ideas, strategies and approaches on how to best use the city’s abundance of land, create job growth and economic prosperity, ensure vibrant neighborhoods, build an infrastructure that serves citizens at a reasonable cost, and maintain the high level of community engagement integral to the long-term revitalization of Detroit.
The Field Guide to Working with Lots is a user-friendly tool to connect Detroit residents, businesses, and institutions to resources to learn, collaborate, and better practice land stewardship in Detroit. This step-by-step guide provides readers with instructions on how to transform vacant land in their neighborhoods into 38 landscape designs ranging from installation by beginning gardeners to professional contractors. View the interactive guide now.
Detroit Future City’s (DFC) report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” illustrates the deep disparities that persist in Detroit and provides recommendations that provide a path to an economically equitable Detroit in which all Detroiters are meeting their unique needs, prospering, and fully and fairly participating in all aspects of economic life within a thriving city and region.