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How Place Matters: Perspectives on the Future of Urban Development in Detroit & Flint

Congressman Dan Kildee and John Gallagner, Detroit Free Press business writer

How Place Matters How Place Matters
Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee (Flint) and John Gallagher, a Detroit Free Press business writer, are scheduled to discuss the future of urban development in Flint and Detroit.

Born and raised in Flint, Kildee is in his third term in Congress. He has focused on various issues, including protecting the Great Lakes, fighting blight throughout Michigan, and getting aid to Flint families in response to the city’s water crisis. He recently launched a new initiative, “The Future of America’s Cities and Towns,” to change the way Congress thinks about and invests in older, industrial communities across the nation.

Gallagher is a veteran journalist and author who covers urban and economic development efforts in Detroit and Michigan. His book, Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City,” was chosen by the Huffington Post as among the best social and political books in 2010.
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Map School of Social Work Building - Educational Conference Center, 1840

January 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm

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