Detroit (CBSDetroit)- Develop Detroit’s Sonya Mays and Sean White.

“Our Neighborhoods are only vibrant because of the people who live in them” says Sonja Mays from Develop Detroit.

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“Develop Detroit is a non-profit restate development company that is focused on revitalizing Detroit’s neighborhoods.”



“I want Detroit to be seen again as a place that is good for families.”




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“When I grew up here my neighborhood in Northwest Detroit was a fantastic place, a great middle class neighborhood to raise a family.”



“From investor, from lenders, from home buyers, I think partnerships are what’s important” says Develop Detroit’s Sean White.



Finally, Sonja Mays comments, “When I think about communities and the importance of them, I really think about people first and the role that everyday Detroiter’s play in the future of their neighborhoods, the future of their city.”



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