Past Event

Making Washington a Partner in Detroit’s Next Economy

On February 11, The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program and Time Inc. hosted Reimagining Detroit: Making Washington a Partner in Detroit’s Next Economy at the College of Creative Studies in downtown Detroit.

Time magazine’s Assignment Detroit correspondent Steven Gray joined Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, John Austin, Brookings non-resident senior fellow; The Skillman Foundation President, Carol Goss; New Economy Initiative Chair Steve Hamp; for a discussion on invigorating the Washington/Detroit relationship, with an emphasis on connecting Detroit’s emerging economic development plan with help coming from Washington.

The event, drawing a crowd of over 250 people, provided a timely and  open discussion on Detroit’s transition to the “next economy,” with a focus on federal policies that can better leverage economic transformational goals and strategies already under way in Detroit.

For media coverage of this event, please visit the following:

Reinvent Detroit – Editorial Staff – The Detroit News

Will Metro Detroit Get Rebuilding Act Together? – Amber Arellano – The Detroit News

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Panelists speak at Reimagining Detroit: Making Washington a Partner in Detroit’s Next Economy Detroit mayor Dave Bing and Steven Gray of Time Inc.
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Steve Hamp of New Economy Initiative and Carol Goss of The Skillman Foundation Detroit Deputy Mayor Saul Green and John Austin, Brookings non-resident senior fellow

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Making Washington a Partner in Detroit's Next Economy

On February 11, The Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program and Time Inc. hosted Reimagining Detroit: Making Washington a Partner in Detroit's Next Economy. Detroit mayor David Bing joined a group of panelists for a discussion on invigorating the Washington/Detroit relationship, with an emphasis on connecting Detroit's emerging economic development plan with help coming from Washington.
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Carol Goss

President and CEO, The Skillman Foundation

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