In the Media

Layers of government inhibit the regional cooperation we need

November 30, 2015

There are a handful of things we in Michigan are proud of and value about ourselves and our state.  We work hard. We make things. We love our Great Lakes and outdoors.  We are proud of our education institutions and what they represent. We want to be proud again of our Michigan communities as great […]

Detroit Future City Names New Executive Director

November 24, 2015

Anika Goss-Foster has been named the new executive director of Detroit Future City, as the organization becomes an independent, non-profit entity. The organization It coordinates strategies, actions, and resources to catalyze long-term revitalization for the City of Detroit. Goss-Foster, a Detroit native, has more than 15 years of leadership in national and local roles in […]

ioby announces open positions in Detroit

November 18, 2015

The DFC Implementation Office partners with ioby, an organization that mobilizes neighbors who have good ideas to become powerful citizen leaders, to spread the word to extraordinarily talented leaders in community development, urban planning, technology, community organizing, leadership development, participatory planning, tactical urbanism, and social justice who are interested in available Action Strategists positions in […]

CCP Report: Open Space in Detroit

November 12, 2015

In an effort to continue to advance the transformation of Detroit’s vacant land into an open space amenity, the DFC Implementation Office applied for and received a technical assistance scholarship from the Center for Community Progress (CCP) to research ownership models and funding options for long-term open space in Detroit.  DFC worked with the CCP […]

Detroit Future City initiative uniting communities through vacant land revitalization

November 2, 2015

The Detroit Future City is an independent nonprofit organization working to help shape the future direction and decision-making of Detroit residents and city leaders to have a positive impact on the city’s revitalization. Dan Kinkead, director of the Detroit Future City Implementation Office, updates Greening of the Great Lakes host, Kirk Heinze, on Detroit Future […]

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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