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Detroit Speaker Series: Dialogue on Detroit Future City Framework

Thursday, January 31, 2013
5:00 AM
Ann Arbor Room, U-M Detroit Center 3663 Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI

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