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CLOSUP Lecture Series

Working Together to Achieve Detroit’s Future

Oct 31, 2018, 2:30-3:50 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
The Ford School’s Michigan Politics and Policy class (PubPol 475/750) will be joined by Chase Cantrell, Executive Director and Founder of Building Community Value for a discussion about the future of Detroit on Weds Oct 31, 2:30pm. We have moved this class session to the larger Ford School Annenberg Auditorium (1120) so this lecture can be open to the public -- we hope to see you there!
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series

The Economics of Place

Nov 30, 2016, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)
Join Daniel Gilmartin, Executive Director of the Michigan Municipal League for an engaging presentation and discussion around why placemaking is so important as an economic development strategy for communities.
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series

The Role of Urban Food Retail in Detroit's Economic Development and Revitalization

Oct 21, 2009, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall
This panel discussion will present a number of different approaches to urban food retail in the city of Detroit, including: a program that touches on the conventional grocery industry; a program to develop grocery sector entrepreneurs; a new model for community grocery stores; and alternative formats/vehicles for urban residents to get fresh food. Moderator: Larissa Larsen, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, the University of Michigan Panelists: Fresh Food Access Initiative
Ford School