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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.
Angola, Cabo Verde, & Sao Tome and PrincipeLEARN MORE
Time: 6:30pm 8:30pm | Location: Departs Stroh’s River Place Dock at 6:30 PM sharp!LEARN MORE
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:
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Time: 6:30pm 8:30pm | Location: Departs Stroh’s River Place Dock at 6:30 PM sharp!
Enterprising Detroiters took advantage of our proximity to Canada, making the Detroit area a hub of activity during the Prohibition years. This unique tour will give our guests a chance to explore this chapter in our history first-hand by sailing past some of the bootleggers’ favorite locations along the Detroit River.read more
Longtime Global Ties Detorit dinner and homestay hosts, Jim and Py Wolfe of Bloomfield Hills were featured by the Oakland Press for their efforts. The couple have hosted hundreds of international delegates from all around the world over the years. They see the dinner hosting as an example of their "common humanity". Thank you for your efforts, Jim and Py! To read more about the Wolfes and their experience, click here!read more
Our national organization, Global Ties U.S., and its president, Jennifer Clinton, were featured in the April edition of Travel + Leisure where they discussed ways to make vacationing more meaningful through acts of citizen diplomacy which includes volunteering, utilizing local services, and tapping into global networks like Global Ties U.S.. Check out the full article here!read more
A lot of people spend half their lives to get the opportunity to meet the people that we met in just 10 days [in Detroit]. This concentration of knowledge and resources brought me one step closer to being global.
The opportunity to welcome and work with international delegations visiting Detroit provides a very rich experience. To be engaged in this work is significant and very rewarding. The world is becoming smaller every day and Global Ties Detroit contributes greatly in building strong bridges with people and nations across the globe.