Global Detroit Blog
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Today we begin a new series in partnership with Model D Media, where we’ll be writing occasionally on how welcoming immigrants can help revitalize our regional economy. In our first post, we showcase the Detroit City Futbol League team from Brightmoor, whose rich international diversity [...]
July 18 was a transformational step for Global Detroit, southeast Michigan, and our state. Nearly 500 businesses, nonprofit, ethnic, immigrant, media, philanthropic, and government leaders joined together at the New Michigan Media conference at Wayne State University on “Immigration and Michigan’s Economic Future.” We were [...]
In writing the Global Detroit study, I had the opportunity to visit immigrant attraction and retention efforts in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia, as well as meet with the director of efforts in Kitchener Waterloo—home of Research in Motion (RIM), the maker of the Blackberry. What [...]
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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