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Detroit Future City sponsored Neighborhoods Day covered by The Detroit News

July 22, 2014

More than 200 community events have been organized by block clubs, churches, businesses and other groups for the 8th annual Arise Detroit! Neighborhoods Day Aug. 2. Thousands of volunteers are participating to celebrate the work of community groups. Activities will include festivals, educational events, community cleanups and planting. Neighborhoods Day promotes ‘common vision’ for Detroit […]

Ken Cockrel Jr. commends Crain’s Detroit Business coverage of Detroit’s new CIO Beth Niblock

July 16, 2014

Detroit Future City would like to commend Crain’s June 30 article on the work and priorities of new Detroit CIO Beth Niblock (“New CIO Beth Niblock starts from scratch to overhaul Detroit’s ‘fundamentally broken’ IT system”). Detroit is lucky to have a person of her caliber and vision working diligently to improve technology infrastructure and […]

New York Times Magazine article discusses opportunities and developments in Detroit

July 11, 2014

In downtown Detroit, at the headquarters of the online-mortgage company Quicken Loans, there stands another downtown Detroit in miniature. The diorama, made of laser-cut acrylic and stretching out over 19 feet in length, is a riot of color and light: Every structure belonging to Quicken’s billionaire owner, Dan Gilbert, is topped in orange and illuminated […]

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