Detroit Looks To Youth To Rebuild For The Future

Detroit's City Council creates a young adult task force.
February 21, 2004, 5am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Maya Watson longs for a Detroit that resembles Chicago or Atlanta, teeming with art galleries, cafes and cultural flair. 'Myself and a lot of friends have considered leaving Detroit because of lack of opportunities — jobs and social,' said Watson, 25, who lives on the city’s west side. But rather than leave, Watson joined a young adult task force created by the Detroit City Council. Its members are determined to prevent young, professional adults from relocating to more cosmopolitan cities or moving to Metro Detroit suburbs."

Thanks to Richard Layman

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Published on Thursday, February 19, 2004 in The Detroit News
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