Welcoming and Inclusion Category

Welcome Mat Guide to Immigration and Cultural Services New and Improved

By Steve Tobocman In case you missed the event September 24th, Metro Detroit now possesses perhaps the most powerful and comprehensive online searchable database for immigrant and refugee integration and cultural services in the nation.  The re-launch of the Welcome Mat Detroit online database accesses [...]

From the Director: Welcoming Michigan’s Christina Sauvé Awarded “Champion of Change”

Global Detroit Launched Initiative Receives White House Recognition  By Steve Tobocman On Thursday, September 19th, the White House recognized ten individuals and their pioneering practices to advance immigrant inclusion in ways that involve U.S.-born residents and the community as a whole to foster successful immigrant [...]

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) [...]

From the Director: Upwardly Global launches in Michigan

By Steve Tobocman On Thursday, June 20th about 50 people joined Global Detroit and Global Michigan in welcoming Upwardly Global staff to Michigan to unveil the Upwardly Global online licensing guides. Michigan became just the 4th state in the nation to have these extremely helpful [...]

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, [...]

The Path of Life – Yonu Aduna

Posted on April 18th, 2013 in Uncategorized, Welcoming and Inclusion 

  Title: The Path of Life – Yonu Aduna Location: 15600 JL Hudson Dr. Southfield, MI 48075 Link out: Click here Description: Join us as we celebrate life through an exceptional cultural and educational experience. Rejuvenate the mind, energize the body, heal the soul and [...]

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 [...]