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Detroit Future City partners with Challenge Detroit for the Land Use Challenge

May 23, 2016

The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office is partnering with the Challenge Detroit fellows, as well as with Black Family Development, Inc. and Nortown Community Development Corporation, for the Land Use Challenge from April 8, through May 6, 2016. The Challenge Detroit Land Use project serves as an important opportunity to further build community capacity, garner lessons […]

DFC Open Space Report

April 22, 2016

The DFC Implementation Office’s Open Space Report, “Achieving an Integrated Open Space Network in Detroit,” lays the groundwork for creating a new green and sustainable city that will improve the quality of life for all Detroiters. Open space is defined as structure-free land that is intentionally used. Building from the recommendations in the DFC Strategic Framework, the DFC […]

Apply for up to $5,000 to improve a vacant lot in Detroit!

November 25, 2015

The Detroit Future City (DFC) Field Guide to Working with Lots is a tool that provides step-by-step instruction to support Detroiters in transforming vacant land in order to create cleaner, safer and more attractive neighborhoods. The Field Guide mini-grant program encourages Detroit residents, community groups and businesses to utilize the Field Guide to implement land […]

Anika Goss-Foster Tapped to Lead Detroit Future City As it Becomes an Independent Non-profit

November 23, 2015

Detroit – The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office announced, today, that Anika Goss-Foster will serve as its next executive director, leading the organization as it becomes an independent, non-profit entity. Goss-Foster will begin in this role on Jan. 4, 2016, after more than 15 years of leadership in national and local roles in community […]

Detroit Future City Brings Together Regional Leaders at the DIA

October 20, 2015

The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office is hosting several industry and thought leaders from Southeast Michigan and nationally to address the importance of regional collaboration for the final event of the six-part Ideas for Innovation series.  The event, The Making of a Shared Regional Vision, will take place on Tuesday, October 27, 6 p.m., […]

Detroit Future City Releases Field Guide Tool to Help Detroiters Transform Vacant Land

October 5, 2015

Detroit – Detroiters, who have long been challenged with the liabilities of vacant land in their neighborhood, will now have a user-friendly tool developed by the Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office and a range of partners to help guide their efforts to transform these vacant lots into assets. The DFC Field Guide to Working […]

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