Detroit Speaker Series: Dialogue on Detroit Future City Framework


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  • Speaker: Dan Pitera, June Thomas, Kwamena Mensah, Khalil Ligon
  • Host Department: Semester In Detroit
  • Date: 01/31/2013
  • Time: 06:00PM - 08:00PM

  • Location: Ann Arbor Room, U-M Detroit Center 3663 Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI

  • Description:

    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!

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