DEEP DIVE DINNERS

 

Deep Dive Detroit is a dinner & dialogue series created by Lauren Hood to bring together longtime city residents with newcomers & visitors to foster greater understanding.

 

WHY DIVE DEEP?

As Detroit welcomes new people, the need for listening & learning across generations & neighborhoods grows. Newcomers want a deeper understanding of the city's history, and longtime residents want more opportunities to share this history. Deep Dive Dinners offer a welcoming space for this exchange.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Dinners are carefully curated for diversity. Dialogue is moderated by Lauren Hood, founder of Deep Dive & Director of Live6 Alliance. Lauren received her Masters of Community Development from University of Detroit Mercy and has professional training as a facilitator. Meals are prepared by local chefs with deep city roots and a passion for storytelling.

THE VENUE

Deep Dive Dinners are hosted at the Urban Consulate, a parlor for city dwellers & travelers seeking urban exchange. A Knight Cities winner, the Consulate convenes conversations to share urban ideas, break down barriers, and foster understanding between different perspectives.

SPONSORSHIP

After hosting dinners for national conferences (Meeting of the Minds, Congress for the New Urbanism, Legacy Cities), Deep Dive is seeking the right sponsor for a series of monthly dinners to reach a metro-Detroit audience. Sponsorship would make possible the planning & promotion for a season of events. Interested? Contact us here.


 
 

Lauren & Claire talking about implicit bias & racism with Lester Graham of Michigan Radio:

Episode 1: White People Find it Hard to Talk about Race

Episode 2: How to Talk about Racism & Unconscious Bias

Episode 3: Progressive White People Confronting Racial Divide