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Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program at WSU launches second group in economic development

August 4, 2013

Wayne State University announced that the Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program (DRFP), an innovative initiative that nurtures promising professionals to help lead the economic revitalization and development of Detroit, will launch its second cohort on Aug. 5. "Wayne State and its partners in the DFRP are eager to see the new cohort's wide-ranging skill sets at work transforming Detroit's communities," said Ned Staebler, Wayne State's vice president of economic development. Added DRFP director Graig Donnelly: "From diverse backgrounds and perspectives, with already successful careers both locally and across the country, the Detroit Revitalization Fellows are poised to build meaningful connections between the city's boardrooms and its street corners around crucial community and economic development efforts."