Article Summary Anika Goss-Foster, Detroit Future City’s (DFC) executive director, walked the streets of Detroit with WXYZ’s Carolyn Clifford to talk about the city’s history and DFC’s 50-year vision for the city’s future, which aims to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods for Detroiters, through jobs, stabilizing communities and transforming vacant land. Detroit Future […]
The Detroit Future City Implementation Office is seeking a Community Liaison to coordinate events, distribute informational material, provide administrative support to staff, and engage community guests through DFC initiatives and office tours. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to Apply: August 11, 2017 Click here for the job description.
The Detroit Future City Implementation Office is seeking a Stormwater Innovation Manager to serve as a technical advisor, working to advance vacant land transformation and the systems that support it at the neighborhood level across the city. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Deadline to Apply: August 16, 2017 Click here for the […]
Detroit Strategic Framework
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.