Durfee Innovation Society
 

DIS is for the neighborhood and community.

 
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DIS Sustainability 

vision

Focusing on the community's vision, rather than importing a new vision from "outside" the community.

 

Engagement

Engaging students and community residents in planning and implementation, and increasing the influence of key community and school leaders.

 

Recruitment 

Recruiting new stakeholders who make long-term commitments to the Durfee Innovation Society and the surrounding neighborhood.

 

going beyong the walls

Invested in the neighborhood surrounding DIS, more than 11,000 volunteers banned together to do blight removal and beautification, cleaning over 367 blocks in the neighborhood and boarding up 534 vacant properties.

 

 

 

 
 

Over 143,000 sq. ft. restored and repurposed.

 

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It takes a village! Thanks to all of our volunteers and partners who contributed to DIS.

 

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2470 Collingwood Street, Detroit, MI 48206

313-437-1549

Current Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

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