TEDxDetroitFutureCity 2020

Stormwater Management for All in Detroit with Jodee Raines of Erb Family Foundation & Anika Goss of DFC

Anika Goss, Executive Director of Detroit Future City (DFC), and Jodee Raines, Executive VP of Programs for the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation, have a conversation in Detroit about stormwater management and its impact on climate health equity and water quality in Detroit. The Chandler Park Marshland has shown how residents can organize in and for their community to construct a stormwater wetland to provide public health, environmental and recreational benefit to residents of Detroit.

Videography credit: Brenna Noyes, Van Dyke Horn, & LeNoir Pictures LLC.

Climate Change & Food Security in Detroit with Lola Gibson-Berg of Keeping Growing Detroit

Lola Gibson-Berg, Community Education Coordinator from Keep Growing Detroit (KGD), talks about how climate change impacts our food system and how KGD is working to create a food-sovereign city in Detroit. Lola speaks to how Detroiters are feeling insecure about their food system due to COVID-19 and climate change and what sustainable growing means to her.

Videography credit: Brenna Noyes & Van Dyke Horn.

A Conversation Surrounding the Climate Crisis & Detroit


Hosted by Detroit Future City, Countdown is a global initiative launched by TEDx to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, turning ideas into action. This event was live-streamed on Facebook and Zoom.

 

TEDxDFC Panelists

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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Detroit GSI Workforce Assessment

An examination of potential economic impact.
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Detroit Future City Strategic Framework

The Blueprint for Detroit's Future.
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