Success Stories

New Americans in Detroit

New Americans in Detroit

The impacts of COVID-19 are not limited to just those who have died or the 2.7 million Americans contracting the disease or the family members and loved ones of those stricken, as devastating—and disproportionately impactful to African-American, Latinx, Asian and...

Black Lives Matter. America Has Not Resolved Its Racist Legacies

Black Lives Matter. America Has Not Resolved Its Racist Legacies

It’s clear that expressions of empathy are not enough in this moment. It’s time for action and results. It’s time to pursue bold ideas, bold proposals and bold actions. Yes, we need to reform policing policies and, yes, we need to reverse cultural acceptance of the symbols of the Confederacy. But that’s just the beginning.

International Students Show Resilience During Pandemic

International Students Show Resilience During Pandemic

When the statewide stay-at-home order was first issued in March, Global Detroit had just launched the second cohort of our Global Talent Accelerator. We asked the seven competitively selected students if they wished to continue the program, which prepares...

PAXAFE brings jobs, investment to Michigan

PAXAFE brings jobs, investment to Michigan

Ashok Seetharam was living in Milwaukee when his startup, PAXAFE, began to take off. But he wasn’t sure he’d be able to stay. PAXAFE was Ashok’s third startup. After moving to the U.S. from India and graduating from Brown University with a graduate degree in...

“We Are Hamtramck”

“We Are Hamtramck”

On Saturday October 12, we worked with Hamtramck residents to create a "We Are Hamtramck" mural in Veterans Park to celebrate and share our vision for the future Hamtramck Recreation District Park. This event was held in collaboration with TEN x TEN and the...

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