Ideas For Innovation: Strengthening The City's Neighborhoods

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Detroit Future City says
DFC's Ideas for Innovation third event “Strengthening the City’s Neighborhoods” is part of "Move Detroit"-- an immersion week of workshops, discussions and activities with Gil Peñalosa, founder of 8 80 Cities, who seeks to create vibrant, inclusive and innovative public places.

Gil Peñalosa will kick off the event with a presentation on moving from ideas to action. After the presentation, attendees will then break into one of three sessions to discuss the following topics:

Sessions Include:

Bringing Back the People! Animating Your Public Space
This workshop will equip participants with tools to animate public spaces through low-cost, high-impact community projects that boost community engagement.

Workshop Leader: 8 80 Cities

How to Conduct a Safe Route to School Neighborhood Walking Audit
Participants in this workshop will learn how to conduct a Safe Routes to School Walking Audit to gather data on conditions around their local school as an important tool to improve student safety.

Workshop Leaders: Michigan Fitness Foundation, Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, Detroit Public Schools, and Wayne State University Center for Urban Studies- AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project

Resourcing Your Idea
This workshop provides tools for thinking creatively about how to resource the planning or implementation of your idea.

Workshop Leaders: Michigan Community Resources, Kresge Foundation, Detroit SOUP, and Osborn Neighborhood Alliance
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By: Detroit Future City

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