Please join Wayne State University's Detroit Orientation Institute for our next half-day event, Detroit 101, on Wednesday December 7.
8:00am - 8:15am Registration
8:15am – 8:30am Breakfast & Introductions
8:45am – 12:15pm Tour: Discovering Neighborhoods & Dispelling Myths
Jeanette Pierce, Executive Director, Detroit Experience Factory
Bus tour through Detroit neighborhoods, including Midtown, Downtown, the Riverfront, West Village, the Heidelberg Project, Eastern Market, the Avenue of Fashion, Livernois & 6 Mile and Palmer Park. Speakers include Ritchie Harrison (Detroit Riverfront Conservancy), Brittany Sanders (Belle Isle Conservancy), Vittoria Katanski (Hatch Detroit) and Kim Tandy (Mayor's Office Department of Neighborhoods).
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch & Interactive Dialogue
Our interactive afternoon will conclude with dinner and a group dialogue facilitated by Jeri Stroupe, senior project administrator and Detroit Revitalization Fellow in Wayne State University's Office of Economic Development. Joining the discussion will be Anika Goss-Foster (Detroit Future City), Kurt Metzger (City of Pleasant Ridge) and Shirley Stancato (New Detroit, Inc.).
Free event parking is available in the gated lot at the northeast corner of Cass Ave. and Amsterdam St. TechTown Detroit is also located along DDOT bus routes #16 Dexter and #53 Woodward.
Space is limited. Early bird ticket deadline is extended! Tickets are $100 before December 1; $120 thereafter. Scholarships are available for students on a case by case basis. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
For more information please visit www.doi.wayne.edu.