Posts Tagged ‘refugee’

American flag with three hands of different skin types meeting gin the center to show diversity.

Refugee Symposium Set in Ann Arbor

A symposium on “Keeping Our Door Open: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Refugee Resettlement” will be held Oct. 22-23 at University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate Building, 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor. Featured speakers are Dr. Jeff Crisp, Oxford University Refugee Studies Centre; Debbie Dingell, U.S. Representative (Mich-12th Dist.); and Mark Hetfield, president/CEO of HIAS. The two-day…

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a view of the Detroit skyline from across the river.

Commentary: Detroit: A Welcoming Community

Last month, as part of National Welcoming Week, Global Detroit joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit City Council Immigration Task Force Chair Raquel Castañeda-López, partnering nonprofit organizations, residents and business leaders in celebrating Detroit’s Top 10 status in the first-ever New American Economy (NAE) Cities Index, which ranks the 100 largest U.S. cities for their…

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Scholar and Mentsh

Kim Lifton Special to the Jewish News Son of Detroit Jewish immigrants will bring a vibrant voice to Harvard as its next president. The official residence of Harvard University’s president has had a rich history of owners and tenants since its construction in 1767, including the father of gerrymandering, an owner of plantations in Antigua,…

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