WXYZ-TV (Detroit) continued its series of Detroit 2020 town hall meetings with an event in Greater Grace Temple in Detroit on September 19.
The 7 Action News town hall series is part of WXYZ’s Detroit 2020 project created to project a vision of the communities the station serves in the future.
“We’re going into the communities we serve to simply listen,” said Mike Murri, WXYZ and WMYD vice president and general manager. “We want to find out what makes Detroit neighborhoods unique, but we also want to hear about the issues residents are facing and what we might do to help address some of those challenges.”
7 Action News Anchor Carolyn Clifford hosted the event along with WXYZ Editorial Director Chuck Stokes and 7 Action News Investigator Ross Jones. The station featured portions of the town hall meeting on their 7 p.m. newscast as well as a with a Facebook Live broadcast.
This event was the 4th Detroit 2020 town hall meeting. WXYZ has also held events in Sterling Heights, Taylor and at the WXYZ studios in Southfield for the screening of the documentary “12th and Clairmount” that reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Detroit Riots.