Global Detroit Blog
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Foreign grads of U.S. schools boost economy By Eric Cantor | Saturday, December 1, 2012 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Op-Ed The lessons taken from the November election may vary, but the one thing we all agree on is that getting our economy moving again must be our top priority. We have [...]
By Jordan Weissmann Reposted from The Atlantic Increasing immigration may be our simplest path to long-term growth. (Reuters) As Congress crawls its way towards what might well be a historic debate on immigration reform, there’s one, easy-to-repeat point our legislators need to keep in mind: The [...]
Noel Night is almost here, and with so many events happening, we thought we would put together a guide of the internationally-flavored attractions during Detroit’s 40th Noel Night. Explore the list below to see how exploring Detroit’s Midtown this Saturday can in fact transport you [...]
Just in time for Global Detroit’s event, The Detroit-China Connection, Oakland County announces an agreement with a city in China that could lead to hundreds of local jobs. Reposted from The Oakland Press. Oakland County officials signed a memorandum of understanding with a major Chinese [...]
Inspiring people doing innovative things to make their communities a better place. That’s the mission of Bus 52, a 52 week web-series riding out across the country in search of inspiring initiatives around the country. Recently, Bus 52 rolled into Detroit to look at the [...]
Highlights Importance of Immigration to Economic Competitiveness of Midwest Region Originally posted by MidwestImmigration.org. Today, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs launched MidwestImmigration.org, the official website of its bipartisan Task Force on Immigration and U.S. Economic Competitiveness. The site seeks to inform Midwestern leadership and [...]
Request for Applicants–Entrepreneur Trainers There is an immediate need for trainers for Southwest Detroit. Spanish speaking is preferable. Applications due November 12, 2012. All other applications for the spring/winter training are due November 30, 2012. Introduction The ProsperUS Detroit Entrepreneur Training Program seeks competitive [...]
Global Detroit invites you to a special event… Join Global Detroit for an intimate conversation with Brian Connors, Chinese International Business Development Manager for the State of Michigan, to learn more about Governor Snyder’s recent trip to China and its potential impact on metropolitan Detroit’s [...]
1. Monthly Cooking Classes with Welcoming Michigan (This Wednesday- Soul Food!) Classes celebrate the diversity of the neighborhood for only $1 and your time. Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 734-845-8695. Wednesday, November 7th. Soul Food with Gabrielle. 6pm at Bridging Communities–6900 McGraw, Detroit 48210. Tuesday, December 11th. [...]
LSSM has recently expanded services to immigrant and refugee youth placed in foster care. The majority of the youth served by this expanded program are originally from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Mexico. Bi-lingual skills are highly preferred for all applicants. Interested applicants should send [...]
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