In the Media

In the Media

Detroit Future City’s Center for Equity, Engagement & Research | ABJ Clip

January 24, 2020

Stephen Henderson of American Black Journal sits down with our executive director, Anika Goss, to talk about DFC’s expansion of The Center. Watch the full interview here.

TRANSFORMING A CITY OF EXTREMES: DETROIT’S LESSONS FOR TURIN

January 23, 2020

A reporter from Turin, Italy recalls his trip to Detroit last year and examines the revitalization strategies that the City of Detroit is using. Among the elements mentioned is our Strategic Framework.   Click here to read the full article.

Detroit Future City creates department to address economic equity

January 23, 2020

Candice Williams of the Detroit News reports on our first Equity Forum and the announcement of The Center.   Click here to read the full article.  

Detroit Future City creating center to track inclusive ongoing growth in Detroit

January 23, 2020

Sherri Welch of Crain’s Detroit Business talks to our Executive Director, Anika Goss, about the beginning of the Center and the first Equity Forum. Click here to read the full article.

AmeriCorps Member Service Opportunity – Winter 2020

January 15, 2020

Detroit Future City (DFC) & Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) are looking for a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a Research and Engagement Coordinator.   The ideal candidate must be a current AmeriCorps member. The member will be responsible for engaging new and existing stakeholders in DFC initiatives, primarily with supporting the Center of […]

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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