What is a Learning Journey?
Learning Journeys are in-depth full-day and multi-day learning experiences in Detroit. These experiences focus on Detroit as a classroom including site visits, panel discussions, and case studies to share best practices. Learning journeys are designed for both national and global organizations as well as community and business leaders in Detroit.
Below is a Sample Itinerary. Actual Learning Journeys will include guest speakers from organizations like City of Detroit, Riverfront Conservancy, and Community Development Advocates of Detroit, as well as entrepreneurs and innovators like Amy Peterson of Rebel Nell, April Anderson of Good Cakes and Bakes, and Marlowe Stoudamire of Butterfly Effect Detroit.
Breakfast - Downtown Revitalization
Downtown Development Walking Tour
Greater Downtown Development Tour with a focus on Public-Private Partnerships
Lunch and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Panel
Creative Entrepreneurship Study Tour
Breakfast - Planning and Community Engagement
Neighborhoods, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Study Tour
Cross Sector Leadership Panel at Artists Village in Old Redford
Dinner - Welcoming Immigrants Panel in Hamtramck
Past Clients include City of Portland, City of San Jose, City of Graz, Harvard University Loeb Fellows, Salesforce, Nike, Challenge Detroit Fellows, Detroit Revitalization Fellows, and Davidson Foundation.
Possible Themes include:
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Urban Planning and Development
Art & Design
Email Jeanette Pierce at Jeanette@TheCityInstitute.com to schedule a time to discuss your customized needs.
We look forward to helping with your experience! Please tell us some information about your group and we will follow up shortly.