Detroit Future City (DFC), the think-and-do tank focused on advancing economic equity and growing the Black middle class in Detroit, released the first update to its web-based Economic Equity Dashboard, […]
DETROIT – Nicole Brown of Detroit Future City has been selected as a member of the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit program, a nine-month transformational leadership program designed to challenge […]
Detroit Future City Report Identifies Jobs, Industries to Grow Detroit’s Middle Class Detroit Future City | February 11, 2023
Call to action for these jobs to be the focus of Detroit’s economic development strategy DETROIT – Detroit Future City (DFC) released, today, “Growth Occupations: Opportunities for more equitable participation […]
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.
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.
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.