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Spotlight on the News Special: A look back inside the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

June 9, 2018

In this video, Chuck Stokes takes a look back inside this year’s Mackinac Policy Conference with Anika Goss-Foster as she discusses keeping Detroiters engaged and implementing the DFC Strategic Plan.

Civility is for chumps: In defense of anger

June 1, 2018

Nancy Kaffer covers what it means to be civil, a theme this year at Mackinac Policy Conference, and gets Anika Goss Foster's take on the issue.

The high cost of abandoned property, and how cities can push back

June 1, 2018

Vacant lots and abandoned buildings have reached an “epidemic level" in cities like Detroit and Cleveland. This article references DFC reports for data, and gives credit to our Field Guide Program as a positive source to help combat the issue.

In Search of the ‘Just City’

June 1, 2018

Toni Griffin, who led the Detroit Future City Master Plan, has created a “just city” concept which infuses social justice concerns throughout the planning and design process.

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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