On the heels of the release of the most comprehensive data set ever on blight in the city of Detroit, Detroit Future City
(DFC) is hosting its first ever "Blight Bootcamp."
This Saturday at Wayne County Community College District
's Downtown Campus (1001 W. Fort St.), DFC is putting on a series of free workshops that will equip ordinary citizens with tools to address blight in their neighborhoods. Sessions include:
Transforming Blight into Gardens and Farms
Securing Vacant Properties
Community Art to Fight Blight
Green Space Solutions
Blight Mitigation Resources
Data Driven Decision Making
Blight and Public Health
Resident Led Neighborhood Safety
Deconstruction vs. Demolition
Repurposing Commercial Vacancies
Youth Engagement in Blight Mitigation
Advocating for your Neighborhood
Those interested in attending Blight Bootcamp can register here
Visit Detroit Future City's website
for more information.
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