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Understand Detroit: Past, Present and Future

Understand Detroit: Past, Present and Future is a concentrated experience that provides participants with “A Day in the D”.   This accessible, informative, and affordable program can be customized to meet the needs of any group or organization. 

 Highlights of what the day-long program could include:

  • Opening session and viewing of Regional Roots:  The Birth and Evolution of Detroit and its People
  • Demographic presentation by Kurt Metzger, director of Data Driven Detroit (D3)
  • Lunch and panel discussion moderated by WDET program host Craig Fahle
  • Bus/walking tours of Downtown, Southwest, Midtown, and Detroit’s near East Side
  • Meet and discuss issues with representatives from foundation, government, business, education, and media

 Contact Jeri Stroupe, at (313) 577-9778, jeri.stroupe@wayne.edu for more information.



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