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Welcome Mat Detroit partners with organizations committed to strengthening Southeast Michigan’s connection to the world by welcoming and easing the integration of foreign-born individuals and communities.



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ACCESS is a nonprofit agency committed to advocating for and empowering individuals, families, and communities. ACCESS provides a wide range of health and human services, employment services, youth programs, educational and cultural programs and civic engagement, advocacy, and social entrepreneurship services.



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Global Detroit



Global Detroit is an effort to revitalize southeast Michigan’s economy by pursuing strategies that strengthen Detroit’s connections to the world and 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.

2015 Global Detroit Annual Report 


Initiatives of Global Detroit include: ProsperUs, Welcoming Michigan, and Global Talent Retention Initiative.



International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit

The International Institute is dedicated to working with foreign-born and with all Americans in the constant task of solving social problems, acculturation, education and acceptance. It provides and utilizes human and physical resources to advance the welfare and the integration of the foreign-born and their relatives; foster community awareness that varied cultures contribute to the richness of American life; and serve other organizations in the areas of its competence.