Race and Revitalization: A Symposium (April 7, 2018)
The public is invited to a convening for neighborhood residents and academics interested in moving neighborhood revitalization forward in an equitable manner. On April 7, 2018, come hear two renowned speakers reflect on Detroit's history and present approaches to Race and Revitalization, and participate in and develop ideas for addressing these issues at the neighborhood level in Detroit.
This is the first public event sponsored by the Urban Learning and Leadership Collaborative (which includes Focus: HOPE, neighborhood residents, Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University).
- Herb Boyd, Author of "Detroit: A Black People's History of Self-Determination"
- Peter Hammer, Director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights
WHEN: April 7, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: 1400 Oakman Blvd., Detroit, MI
REGISTRATION: Click here or call (313) 494-4495
Tickets are $20 per person or it is free to HOPE Village Residents.
The HOPE Village Urban Leadership and Learning Collaborative is an innovative approach to flipping the script for neighborhood stakeholders hosting university research and service projects – ensuring that local knowledge is honored and expanded, in order to solve neighborhood problems and create equity and opportunity.