Films like 8 Mile feat Eminem (based in Detroit) would also show the community that there is hope to live the life you dream.
A list of all the Celebrities that have had connections with Detroit can be found on the link http://www.scribd.com/doc/336957/Famous-People-From-Detroit
Xzibit has a renowned TV series “Pimp my Ride” he would be able to provide an opportunity to “Pimp my City”.
Tim Allen became well-known by the show “Home Improvement”, his entourage may be able to improve homes in Detroit.
Other celebrities such as singers and actors can also get involved with the community they have grown up in and create awareness.