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Cultural Ambassadors Connectors program has launched!

On the 16th of October, Global Detroit kicked off its new Cultural Ambassadors Connector program with our partner, Upwardly Global. The program takes its cues from Ann Arbor SPARK’s Cultural Ambassadors program, the Halifax Connectors program, and the St. Louis Mosaic Connectors program. The Halifax [...]

1st annual Welcoming Games a success!

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 in Get Involved, Uncategorized, Welcoming and Inclusion 

Saturday, September 13th was a cold and dreary day, but that did not deter committed futbol players from turning up in the drizzle to join in Global Detroit’s first annual Welcoming Games. Participants came from the Ford Hispanic Network, Michigan United, and the surrounding southwest [...]

Local International Students benefit from Specialized Tax Workshop

Posted on March 13th, 2014 in Get Involved, International Students 

On Friday, March 7, Welcome Mat Detroit, in collaboration with the College for Creative Studies (CCS), hosted 50 international students from five local colleges and universities, representing 10 countries in a specialized non-resident tax workshop presented by Jeff McCann and Steve Wedge, two CPAs from Moore [...]

Free Citizenship Workshop

Posted on August 26th, 2013 in Get Involved, Immigrant Resources, Welcoming and Inclusion 

Title: Free Citizenship Workshop Location: St. Augustine Lutheran Church 5475 Livernois, Troy MI 48098 Link out: Click here Description: DNAC Members, along with their staffs, volunteers and immigration attorneys will assist you and your family members with the completion of the Naturalization Application (N-400 Form) [...]

Detroit & Windsor share common goals and challenges

On April 18 representatives from Global Detroit, The Welcome Mat Detroit, and the University of Detroit Mercy Immigration Law Clinic traveled internationally (through the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel!) to meet with representatives of the Windsor-Essex County Local Immigration Partnership (LIP). Common challenges and opportunities on economic, social, [...]

Detroit Immigration Forum

Posted on April 16th, 2013 in Get Involved, Immigrant Resources, Welcoming and Inclusion 

Title: Detroit Immigration Forum Location: International Institute 111 E. Kirby, Detroit MI 48202 Link out: Click here Description: Addressing immigration issues and identifying opportunities for change. Presenters include Carlos Alvarado (immigration attorney), Raquel Garcia Andersen (Michigan United), Rona Lum (immigration Attorney), Reginald Pacis (immigration attorney) [...]

Trinidad and Tobago Night

Posted on April 9th, 2013 in Get Involved, Uncategorized, Welcoming and Inclusion 

Title: Trinidad and Tobago Night Location: WIAA Hall 2015 E 7 Mile Rd Detroit, MI 48234 Link out: Click here Description: The Caribbean Cultural & Carnival Organization (CCCO) presents Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Night at the West Indian American Association (WIAA) Hall on Friday April [...]

Read Global Detroit's 2012 End of the Year Report

Read Global Detroit’s 2012 End of the Year Report to receive a full update on Global Detroit’s work and accomplishments in 2012 and the organization’s next steps moving forward in 2013. The report reviews: – Welcoming Michigan – International Student Retention – Welcome Mat – Neighborhood [...]

Opportunities with OCC’s Global Trade Mission

Posted on February 13th, 2013 in Get Involved 

  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 [...]