In the Media

In the Media

Women Wednesday Spotlight: Anika Goss-Foster

March 21, 2018

Read this article on Hour Detroit about DFC's executive Director, Anika Goss-Foster, and her mission to advocate for inclusion and equity for Detroit’s future.

How Argonne makes super models

March 9, 2018

Argonne researchers uses Detroit Future City's ideology surrounding population and land-use as a starting point in a project to evaluate future changes in Detroit’s mobility.

A green culture shift: Changing perspectives on open space in Detroit

March 8, 2018

DFC's Director of Land Use and Sustainability, Victoria Olivier, discusses the opportunity to transform vacant land in Detroit into open space assets.

Detroit Future City road map’s done, now it’s time to implement the plan

March 2, 2018

By: Nat Zorach Now that the road map for the future of Detroit is complete, it is now time to implement the plan. Read to find Detroit Future City’s areas of focus. Click here to read the full article on the Hub Detroit.

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.
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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

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.
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The State of Economic Equity

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.
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