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Week of events will promote a more livable Detroit

June 16, 2015

Beginning June 22, Detroit will host Gil Penalosa (photo above), an internationally renowned livable city adviser who is passionate about creating vibrant and healthy communities. Gil—whose mantra is “Every city should have a law of two words: Pedestrians First!”—founded 8 80 Cities, a nonprofit dedicated to the transformation of cities into places where people can walk, […]

Gil Penalosa to Keynote Detroit Future City ‘s Workshops on “Strengthening City Neighborhoods” Thursday, June 25

June 16, 2015

WHAT: Detroit Future City is participating in “Move Detroit” – an immersion week of workshops, discussions and activities – by hosting its third Ideas for Innovation event “Strengthening the City’s Neighborhoods”. The celebrated founder of 8 80 Cities, Gil Penalosa will kick-off the event with a presentation on moving ideas to action and then the […]

Detroit Future City to Become Independent Non-profit An Exciting Step in its Evolution

June 12, 2015

The DFC Implementation Office announced it will launch its next phase by making the transition to an independent non-profit organization governed by a board of directors. A new transition management committee made up of members of the Detroit Future City Implementation Office Steering Committee and headed by Dr. George W. Swan III will oversee the process […]

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