Community Roles

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SERVE ON A COMMITTEE OR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

This committee is focused on addressing relevant issues in Downtown Dearborn that drive economic engagement and growth, including:

  • Mobility:    Bike Share,  Bike Facilities,  MMTP Plan, Inter-City  Shuttle
  • Beautification: Streetscape  Improvements &  Amenities, Adopt  a Tree Well, Landscape  Enhancements, Banners & District  Identification, Holiday Lighting &  Decor, Facade Improvement Program
  • Placemaking: Art  Installations  & Programming,  Open Spaces, Parks  & Community Gathering  Enhancements,
  • Dog  Friendly  Amenities
  • Business  Development: Business  Location Incentives,  Entrepreneur Ecosystem,  Farmers Market Facility
  • Smart  City: Lighting  & Tech Improvements

There are a lot of great initiatives, events and more happening in Downtown Dearborn. This group is integral in developing, communicating and executing projects and programs to bring positive visibility to Downtown Dearborn and its businesses, including:

  • Building the Dearborn brand
  • Marketing  & Advertising:  Media  Partnerships,  Tourism Advertising,  Social Media/Digital Advertising  & Advocacy
  • Public  Events &  Festivities
  • Networking  & Community  Engagement
  • Forming Volunteer  Teams
  • Engaging Youth

The Downtown Dearborn Steering Committee is focused on building a vibrant downtown community made of neighborhoods, businesses and individuals, where all are invited and welcomed to celebrate a rich tapestry of cultures, ideas, food, art and history in a unique, inclusive environment. Their initiatives include supporting Downtown Dearborn to be a multi-mobile, vital, regional destination for business innovators that offers attractions for all ages and tastes.

Downtown Dearborn is unique in the sense that it has two Downtown Development Authorities focused on the revitalization and success of its districts, working collaborative to make one great place.  To join one of the DDDA Boards, you must be either a business or property owner in one of the DDDA districts, or a resident of Dearborn. Appointments are made by the Mayor of the City of Dearborn. Click here to learn more ABOUT the DDDAs. For details, please inquire with the DDDA Office.

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BE A DOWNTOWN DEARBORN LOCALIST

  • Shopping  and dining locally  enhances our community  and support of Downtown.  The more you support local  businesses, the more you support  our community.