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    We connect our local volunteers with visitors from around the globe to create long-lasting professional relationships and friendships. Select an event below to see how you can get involved.

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    At the Center of Global Exchange

    Detroit is the newest member of the Global Ties U.S. Network. With more than 100 chapters in 45 states and 13 countries, Global Ties U.S. has:

    • 50 year partnership with the U.S. Department of State
    • Over 40,000 grassroots advocates for Global Engagement
    • Countless leaders in custom exchange and public diplomacy programs
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    Young Leaders From Europe
    June 22-16

    International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)IVLP at IIE DC young leaders from Europe enjoyed the generous hospitality of the Islamic Organization of North America IONA - Repentance - Revitalization of Faith - Renewal of Covenant for an interfaith iftar dinner. (photo credit: Catherine Brooks)

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    Many thanks to Focus: HOPE
    June 21-16

    Many thanks to Focus: HOPE for providing the IVLP at IIE DC International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) delegation of young leaders from Europe the opportunity to volunteer and serve the #‎Detroit community!

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