Global Detroit Blog
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For the past 14 years, Oakland Community College has been bringing together students to cultivate the skills necessary to succeed in today’s global economy. During an intensive, three-day, hands-on virtual learning experience that simulates an entrepreneurial international trade mission, awareness is created around careers [...]
In celebration of Black History Month, the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies at Wayne State University will be hosting Dr. Marta Moreno Vega on Tuesday, Feb. 12th, 12-1pm, in Room 289 Student Center Building. A native of Spanish Harlem, NYC, MARTA MORENO VEGA, [...]
Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters Yesterday, President Obama delivered a long-awaited address calling for “comprehensive, common sense immigration reform.” As the nation considers federal immigration reform and building a new system that focuses on forwarding our national economy–both for the immigrants seeking opportunity and native born Americans–Metro [...]
Global Detroit’s Global Talent Retention Initiative is growing and looking for talented and passionate individuals to add to their team! Apply by February 1st to be GTRI’s Marketing Coordinator or Community Outreach Specialist. Click the links for details or read below. Global Detroit’s 11-point strategy to globalize the [...]
By Sherri Kolade Public Relations Associate for the International Institute Sewing has always been a passion for Dijana Bucalo, even in the days of her youth in Bosnia. Bucalo, now 48 years old, still fondly recalls the memories of her aunt, sister and mother sewing [...]
Sponsored by the Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee, the 2013 Cultural Exchange will feature a wide array of ethnic music and dance, educational cultural displays from area groups and retailers, and cuisine from city restaurateurs. Last year, the event drew a crowd of over 1,000 [...]
The International Institute is hosting FREE 8-week naturalization programs starting January 8th, 9th, and 14th in Pontiac, Hamtramck, and Detroit. Please spread the word and volunteer, if possible, to help provide this invaluable resource to our communities. Please click here to view flier. Centro Multicultural La [...]
Sonia Harb, Director of ACCESS on retaining talent. Reposted from The Progressive. McClatchy-Tribune We need to tap the potential of immigrant entrepreneurs and whiz kids. To do this, we should reform our immigration policy to allocate visas for immigrant entrepreneurs and green cards for immigrants who [...]
Today is the second day of our “I welcome immigrants because…” Campaign and also the 18th Annual International Migrants Day, a day marked by the United Nations. Today, let’s recognize the contributions migrants make to our communities, despite the difficulties they often need to overcome. [...]
We are giving away five copies of the award-winning publication Green Card Stories. To put your name in the hat, complete one of the following sentences: “I welcome immigrants because…” “I am global because…” Share your responses via Twitter @GlobalDET, our Facebook page, or via email @ email@example.com. Winners will be [...]
Global Detroit is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that revitalizes Michigan’s economy by pursuing strategies that strengthen Detroit’s connections to the world to make the region more attractive and welcoming to immigrants, internationals, and foreign trade and investment as a means to produce jobs and regional economic growth.
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