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To Make Cities More Sustainable, Let Go of Tradition

June 2, 2017
Richard Florida | December 10, 2015

Urban Studies Theorist Richard Florida interviews Gabriel Metcalf, president and CEO of SPUR, regarding his book, Democratic by Design, which talks about the importance of making “better use of alternative institutions like cooperatives and community land trusts to help build more sustainable, socially responsible, and prosperous communities.”

Detroit’s Tax Foreclosure Crisis

June 2, 2017

Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree and Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson talk about Detroit's tax foreclosure crisis, in which thousands of people lose their homes each year due to unpaid back taxes.

Changing how philanthropy works in Detroit

June 2, 2017

President and CEO of The Kresge Foundation Rip Rapson was one of a select few named “Change Makers” by Crain's Detroit Business earlier this month.

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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