"Not to sound too metaphysical, but I think the city is making more of an impact on me than I am on it. I really came out here to be able to investigate a more authentic idea of who I am."
"Right now is the time in my life to make change, to build, to be actively pursuing the impossible and make it happen. Detroit is a city that needs that energy right now!"
"I love the drive and passion Detroiters maintain despite the image the media portrays. Detroit is one of the best cities to live in and operate a business!"
"I wish that people knew that Detroit has a huge creative and artistic population that is bursting at the seams. There are those creatives that are pursuing their goals by just being who they are..."
"Detroit was the Silicon Valley of its day with the automotive industry and Motown. One of my goals is to help the City of Detroit return to prominence in the interactive space".
"The people of Detroit...are real, there's no sugar coating or fakery, they give it to you straight up, no chaser."
"I wish people appreciated how many great entrepreneurs this city has produced...My plan is to be part of a Detroit come back".
"If it wasn't for Detroit, I wouldn't have such a strong understanding of community, what it means to be Black and what democracy means to the middle class. If there wasn't a Detroit, I wouldn't be who I am today."
"Detroit is my home and it's where my family is. I was inspired most by my mother, she exposed me to museums, theaters, and opened me to appreciate life and everything in it".
"I stay here because it is my desire and dream to build the impossible. I love Detroit and believe in the possibility of it becoming a truly great city".
"I think the city is poetic. Its history, its current condition. And the fact that at this point, if you have enough energy, you can really try anything here".
"I hope for passionate entrepreneurs, creative young people and business leaders to support a change in this city to be a success story unlike any other American city has done!"
"We're in control of our destiny. We're in control of our own future and the less action you take today, the more negativity happens tomorrow".
"I don't see our current situation as a problem, I see it as a world of opportunity. An opportunity for each and every one of us to make a difference."
We’re giving away 5 passes to see Get Him To The Greek tonight! The movie starts tonight at 7pm at the Emagine Novi Theatre.
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