Bob Spence, Detroit, MI

Board President, Summer in the City

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Bob is a Detroit-based artist and attorney. He is currently the Board President of Summer in the City ( During this project, he worked with community partners to establish a design, and support 5 to 100 volunteers on site to paint murals, ultimately painting over 100 murals on over 25,000 square feet of wall space.

  • Permitting/navigating regulatory requirements

  • Volunteer management

  • Leadership development / organizational strategy

  • Graphic representation/design

  • Activating vacant lots / vacant spaces

  • art and building skills like welding, painting, etc.

  • Other: legal


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