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The State of Our City Is Fragile

Bradford Frost | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit
Bradford Frost

While full of possibility and enormous opportunity for growth and renewal, Detroit's future remains tenuous. Our civic leaders must urgently confront the deep historical challenges that are engulfing us today with three essential tasks.

State Rep. Makes Appeal Regarding Detroit Future City Framework Implementation

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

Michigan State Rep. Alberta Tinsley-Talabi (D-Detroit) responded to release of the Detroit Future City framework Wednesday with an appeal to city and ...

Quality Neighborhoods Citywide Essential to Stronger Detroit

Benny Napoleon | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

As Detroiters, we embrace our city's non-residential stakeholders. We embrace the fact that many are rooting for us; understanding that we will never have a thriving state of Michigan, or southeast region without a vibrant city of Detroit.

A Thriving Detroit Remains My Long-Term Goal

Gary A. Brown | Posted 02.20.2013 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

As Detroit nears the possible appointment of an emergency financial manager, it's important to note that although the current pace of change is not as rapid as necessary to extinguish this fiscal crisis, we have made progress since 2009.

Detroit Is Moving Forward -- It's City Government That Is Broken

Gary A. Brown | Posted 01.15.2013 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

Detroit is not a broken-down city. We are not going to fall into the river. Let's be clear on this fact. It's city government that is broken.