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Philip Lauri

Philip Lauri with Detroit Lives

Philip Lauri is the founder and director of Detroit Lives!.  While cutting his teeth in creative marketing with a few Fortune 500 companies in Chicago and Portland, Lauri couldn’t resist the pull of Detroit.  Established in 2009, Detroit Lives! is an innovative social brand and creative factory, using multimedia development and social entrepreneurship that re-constructs notions of identity in Detroit while promoting engaged citizenship and social change.  Interactive public art, an iconic clothing line and films screened all over the country are just the beginning.  Learn more at

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