How should the city of Detroit (re)imagine itself? Join the conversation on Detroit Future City Framework with our panelists Dan Pitera, Kwamena Mensah, June Thomas and Khalil Ligon.
How should the city (re)imagine itself? Join us in the Ann Arbor room of the U-M Detroit Center to learn about the latest proposed Framework - and others' responses - at the first Detroit Speaker Series event of the year!
Part 1. Framework Overview
Dan Pitera - Director of Civic Engagement, Detroit Works Project Long Term Planning | Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Detroit Mercy | Executive Director, Detroit Collaborative Design Center
Part 2. Responses and Dialogue
Kwamena Mensah - Board President and founding member, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network | Michigan Food Policy Councilmember | Detroit Future City Taskforce Member
June Thomas - U-M Taubman College Centennial Professor of Urban and Regional Planning | Author of Redevelopment and Race (1997) | Co-Editor of The City After Abandonment (2012)
Khalil Ligon - LEAP (Lower East Side Action Plan) Manager, Warren Conner Development Coalition
Semester in Detroit Associate Director Craig Regester will moderate the event, which is co-sponsored by the U-M Detroit Center.
Light refreshments will be served.
Thank you to all our supporters!
Dan Pitera, June Thomas, Kwamena Mensah, Khalil Ligon