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Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – August 2021

E-Newsletter | August 18, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact August Newsletter August Agendas Rental Work Group: August 17 from 9:00am – 10:30am Compact Updates Presentation: Proposed Changes to Rental Ordinance by Diane McCloskey Presentation: CERA Update by Michael Centi Discussion Partner Updates Homeownership Work Group: August 17 from 10:45am – 12:15pm Compact Updates Presentation: Home Repair & Accessibility Policy Brief […]

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – July 2021

E-Newsletter | July 30, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact July Newsletter July Agendas Rental Work Group: July 20th from 9:00am – 10:30am Compact Updates Presentation: Eviction Data Map and Dashboard presented Afton Branche-Wilson Discussion Partner Updates Homeownership Work Group: July 20th from 10:45am – 12:15pm Compact Updates Presentation: Introduction to John Gallagher and HMDA data project Discussion Partner Updates Advisory […]

Quarterly Newsletter – Summer 2021

E-Newsletter | July 8, 2021

News and Resources – July 2021 Economic Equity Dashboard Announced at DFC Equity Forum More than 600 community stakeholders registered for the Second Annual Equity Forum and more than 200 turned out to hear from Dr. Darrick Hamilton and Dr. Andre Perry on June 24th. Both speakers discussed the importance of economic equity and the various […]

We Are Hiring – Landscape Innovation Manager

September 10, 2021

Detroit Future City, a Detroit-based think and do tank, is looking for a dynamic individual to join the Land Use and Sustainability team! The Land Use and Sustainability (LUS) department at Detroit Future City (DFC) partners with Detroit community leaders to transform vacant land into resilient greenspaces through training and technical assistance, facilitation of community […]

We Are Hiring – Research Assistant

August 30, 2021

The Center for Equity, Engagement, and Research (the Center) is a division of Detroit Future City, a Detroit-based think and do tank.  The Center works to advance a vision of economic equity in Detroit in which all Detroiters are meeting their unique needs, prospering, and fully and fairly participating in all aspects of economic life […]

Detroit Future City Launches Interactive Web Dashboard to Track Economic Equity

June 22, 2021

Dashboard announced at 2nd Annual Equity Forum, June 24, with 500+ attendees and national keynotes Dr. Andre Perry, Brookings Institute, and Dr. Darrick Hamilton, The New School  DETROIT – Six weeks after the release of Detroit Future City’s widely-recognized report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” the organization is launching its Economic Equity Dashboard, an interactive web-based tool that will track progress over time.   The Economic Equity Dashboard will be presented at […]

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FICO to Host Free Online Financial Education Event for Detroit Consumers

July 26, 2021

CEO of Detroit Future City, Anika Goss provided opening remarks at FICO’s free online financial education event. The event is part of FICO’s “Score A Better Future” program, which focuses on helping consumers improve their understanding of their credit and overall financial health. Consumers had the opportunity to learn from credit experts what the key […]

‘We’re seeing a high level of burnout.’ How bad is Michigan’s nursing shortage?

July 22, 2021

Journalist Jennifer Ann Wilson article addresses The Michigan Nurses Association recent video lobbying for new legislation to limit the number of hours RNs are forced to work and the number of patients they are assigned. Detroit Future City’s CEO Anika Goss explains how employee burnout can be addressed by listening to staff and understanding the […]

In a city of renters, flooding and foreclosures pose special challenges | Opinion

July 17, 2021

In response to Mayor Mike Duggan recent plea for Detroit Landlords to restore their properties, Journalist Nancy Kaffer of the Detroit Free Press addresses the city’s struggle to provide adequate support for homeowners. She explains how renters aren’t are not considered when creating policy and most times aren’t eligible for public home repair programs. Detroit […]

Detroit Future City’s Second Annual Equity Forum

June 24, 2021 @ 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Join us for the Second Annual Equity Forum! Come and learn about DFC’s work, hear from national experts, and work collaboratively towards a path to economic equity in Detroit. This year’s Equity Forum comes on the heels of the release of DFC’s latest report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” and forum attendees will […]

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Land Acquisition

April 6, 2021 @ 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

The Working with Lots program is kicking off the 2021 season with its annual Land Acquisition session with the Detroit Land Bank Authority and Emerald Isles Community Development Corporation.   Through Zoom, participants will learn some critical information regarding the acquisition process, which includes: – A step-by-step process for purchasing side lots, neighborhood lots and […]

DFC Economic Equity: Let’s Talk Data (Virtual Event) – Oct. 27

October 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Center for Equity, Engagement, and Research in a conversation about economic equity data. We will explore options for tracking economic equity in Detroit. This virtual event will involve a presentation from Mass Economics and a discussion that will inform the Center’s indicator selections for our upcoming economic equity indicators report. Click here to […]

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