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Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – June 2021

E-Newsletter | June 17, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact June Newsletter Detroit Future City Housing Compact Combined Work Group Meeting June 15th, 2021: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM This first ever joint Work Group meeting will be facilitated by EarlyWorks as a part of an award from CoAct’s Collaboration Pilot Program. At the 2020 year in review, Work Group members […]

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – May 2021

E-Newsletter | June 4, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact May Newsletter April Agendas Rental Work Group Eviction Prevention Pilot: A brief update from Megan Thibos (UW) COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) Update presented by Wayne Metro Michael Centi and Hiba Haidous from Wayne Metro will provide an overview of the CERA program, talk about how the agency is operating this program, […]

Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2021

E-Newsletter | June 4, 2021

News and Resources – February 2021 Green Space Takes Hold in East Ferry-Warren Momentum for a green culture shift is building in Detroit’s East Ferry Warren neighborhood. In recent months, new plans and resources were completed and announced to leverage existing investments in a green future for the community. Detroit Future City facilitated a year-long neighborhood green space […]

We Are Hiring – AmeriCorps Member

May 21, 2021

Detroit Future City and Local Initiatives Support Corporation are seeking a quarter-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a Community Engagement Manager. We are recruiting a quarter-time AmeriCorps member to be a part of our team for four months.  The position will remain open until filled.  The exact start and end date of the contract position […]

Detroit Future City’s New Report Sets the Baseline for Economic Equity in Detroit, Region

May 17, 2021

DETROIT – Detroit Future City (DFC) released today “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” a comprehensive data report outlining the deep disparities and systemic inequality that persist in Detroit and the region, and proposing recommendations that will provide a path to prosperity for all residents in Detroit and the region. The report illustrates that, […]

We Are Hiring – Senior Program Manager

May 11, 2021

The Senior Program Manager (SPM) will be responsible for the successful implementation and management of major programs within the Community and Economic Development (CED) division at Detroit Future City. The CED division is the backbone support for the Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact (the Compact) whose central goal is to increase the availability of stable, healthy […]

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June 3, 2021

Following a recent virtual panel, PEW discusses the impacts of COVID-19 and federal funding while citing DFC’s latest report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit.” Click here to read the full article. 

Majority Black Detroit left behind as economic recovery benefits white and wealthy

June 3, 2021

Detroit Metro Times references DFC’s latest report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” in a recent article detailing the reality of Detroit’s economic comeback. Click here to read the full article.

How to use Detroit’s federal aid? Duggan to target ‘intergenerational poverty,’ job training, small businesses

June 3, 2021

Annalise Frank discusses statements made by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan about utilizing federal spending while referencing DFC’s latest report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit.” Click here to read the full article.

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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