Global Detroit Blog
Read below for updates to Global Detroit and immigrant news affecting Metro-Detroit.
Last week, Global Detroit joined with the Michigan Economic Center in releasing Michigan: We Are All Migrants Here, one of the first reports in America to analyze the local economic costs of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies and how they impact Michigan. Immigration has dominated local and national news of [...]
Global Detroit’s Welcome Mat Detroit is committed to strengthening communities and service capacity by broadening access to and knowledge of services and resources, fostering a welcoming atmosphere for all, and building capacity of immigrant service providers. In addition to one of the nation’s largest online [...]
Today, the Global Detroit, in partnership with the New American Economy and Detroit Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, released new data on the impact that immigrants are having in the revitalization of Detroit and its neighborhoods. The “New Americans in Detroit” findings will be fairly [...]
Global Detroit, Popps Packing, Muslim Family Services and Detroit HOPE Center hosted a neighborhood cleanup on Saturday May 13th. Residents, community members and community organizations pitched in to clean up an area of Banglatown. This effort was in conjunction with the Motor City Makeover, an [...]
National leaders from the New American Economy (NAE) and World Education Services (WES) Global Talent Bridge joined Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s Cabinet Director Mike Zimmer (pictured), Global Detroit, the Michigan Office for New Americans (MONA) and 75 attendees on May 1 to discuss “brain waste”—the [...]
Power Ties: Professional connecting welcomes international talent and strengthens the future of Michigan industries
Global Detroit shares the common belief that all residents should have access to employment opportunities that utilize their education and talent, and rewards their determination to be a contributing member of our communities. When residents are able to work in meaningful positions, our economy is [...]
This week, the One Macomb initiative, a County-initiated forum and resource for all matters relating to the enhancement of diversity and inclusion in Macomb County, released compelling new research about the incredible diversity and economic contributions that immigrants bring to Macomb County. When I was [...]
Our economy strongly benefits from robust immigration and business leaders are gravely concerned about the policies and messages coming from Washington, D.C. these days. That was the message delivered at Global Detroit’s Champions for Growth Happy Hour on March 13. We may have chosen the [...]
By Sloan Herrick, Deputy Director With the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Kresge Foundation, Global Detroit partnered with goodgood, an interdisciplinary design firm, to weave professional design and design-oriented thinking throughout a resident-centered engagement and planning process in Banglatown, [...]
At the corner of Scotten and Branden in Southwest Detroit, the remains of once vibrant tomato and bell pepper plants recently weathered their first frost. This new community garden is the result of collaboration and a community’s collective effort to get to know its neighbors. [...]
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