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DFC is Hiring an Open Space Manager

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.

Detroit nonprofit founder sees vacant field as ‘beacon of hope’

March 31, 2019

James David Dickson of the Detroit News reports on one of Detroit Future City's 2019 Working with Lots grantees, NW Goldberg Cares.

Grants awarded to revitalize vacant land in Detroit

March 30, 2019

The Associated Press reports on Detroit Future City's 2019 Working with Lots grantees.

People + Places: Shari Williams, Community Partnerships Manager, Detroit Future City

March 8, 2019

B.L.A.C. talks to Detroit Future City's Shari Williams about her upbringing and personal passions, which led her to be DFC's Community Partnerships Manager.

Detroit Future City: Black Middle Class Under Siege, But Opportunities Exist

February 27, 2019

Detroit Future City executive director Anika Goss speaks with Stephen Henderson about the "Growing Detroit's African-American Middle Class" report.

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