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Reporter Golfs Length of Detroit: One Hole in Eighteen Miles

In 2,525 strokes, he comes across a mom trying to find her suicidal daughter, a disgruntled cop, a generous deacon, and lots of vacant land.

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The Motor City has become a working laboratory for social innovation for some—a knotty problem to be solved. For others it's a canvas. For others it's the future of urban ag. Oh, and don't forget the proposal to transform an entire neighborhood into a zombie themed overnight amusement park. For Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Charlie LeDuff, though, it's just his hometown. LeDuff really loves Detroit.

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The Design Difference: How You Can Propose Ideas for Brownsville

In the final piece of our series, we report on the proposed ideas for an underserved urban neighborhood and show how designers can get involved.

GOOD was asked to attend The Design Difference, a charrette held by the Japan Society, Common Ground, and the Designers Accord. In this series, we're examining design solutions to social problems and ways for designers to contribute pro bono work for the proposed solutions. Read the first and second posts in the series here.

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The Design Difference: Using Design to Conduct a Problem-Solving Workshop

In the second part of our series, we share the process and tools that helped a group of designers create ideas for an underserved urban community.

GOOD was asked to attend The Design Difference, a charrette held by the Japan Society, Common Ground, and the Designers Accord. In this series, we're examining design solutions to social problems and ways for designers to contribute pro bono work for the proposed solutions. Read the first post here.

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