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Is the American Dream alive in Detroit? New report details economic inequities facing many residents

May 18, 2021

WXYZ Detroit references Detroit Future City’s report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,”  to address why Detroiters are being hit hard by economic inequities in the region. Click here to read the full article. 

Detroit’s decade of growth has been separate and unequal, new study finds

May 17, 2021

Louis Aguilar of Bridge Detroit highlights data from Detroit Future City’s new report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” to highlight the economic differences amongst the citizens in Detroit. Click here to read the full article. 

New report finds major economic inequalities for African Americans in Detroit

May 17, 2021

WXYZ Detroit details Detroit Future City’s “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” research report to report on the inequalities illustrated in the report. Click here to read the full article. 

Middle-Class Lifestyle Remains Out Of Reach For Many In Detroit, Study Finds

May 17, 2021

Deadline Detroit references data highlighting stagnant middle-class growth from Detroit Future City’s new report, ““The State of Economic Equity in Detroit.” Click here to read the full article. 

What the data tells us about fairness in Detroit’s economy | Opinion

May 17, 2021

Nancy Kaffer of The Detroit Free Press, reports on the economic fairness in the city and references data found in Detroit Future City’s new report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit.” Click here to read the full article. 

WDIV Flashpoint

May 17, 2021

Devin Scillian talks with our CEO, Anika Goss, about Detroit Future City’s new report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” and the deep disparities that persist in Detroit and recommended path to an economically equitable Detroit illustrated in the new report. Click here to watch the video.

Economic opportunity was out of reach for many Detroiters before the pandemic

May 17, 2021

Nushrat Rahman of The Detroit Free Press, reports on the key data points found in Detroit Future City’s new report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit.” Click here to read the full article. 

Detroit equity report: White residents’ incomes grow 60% while Black residents’ grow 8%

May 17, 2021

Annalise Frank of Crain’s Detroit reports on the data found in Detroit Future City’s new report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit.” Read the full article here. 

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