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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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    What is Global Ties?
    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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    By opening your home to international visitors, you are given the opportunity to experience a new culture and build lasting friendships.

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    From hosting dinners in your home to accompanying delegations or planning events, there are many ways to help.

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    Global Ties Detroit depends on the support of our community to continue the international work we do. Our grants only go so far so donations of any size make all the difference and are greatly appreciated. 

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    Global Ties Detroit connects you to emerging international leaders and promotes Detroit as a center of culture and commerce. Your membership will offer many benefits as we work together to create a more prosperous global community. 

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    OUR NEWS

    Read the latest on public diplomacy, international exchange, and the Global Ties community.

    Oaklandschoolsmi.com: A group of educators from Belarus visited Michigan via Global Ties Detroit; Learn about best practices in entrepreneurship education
    September 28-17

    A group of educators from Belarus (a former Soviet republic who is often referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship) visited Michigan this September through a global exchange program via Global Ties Detroit, funded by the U.S. State Department. Interestingly, these educators were seeking to learn about best practices in entrepreneurship education in Michigan with the hope of putting some of these same practices into action back in Belarus, where private business is pretty much non-existent.

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    Grosse Pointe Park resident Francine Pegues named president of Global Ties Detroit
    August 31-17

    Grosse Pointe Park resident Francine Pegues believes there’s never been a better time for citizen diplomacy. As president of Global Ties Detroit, Pegues will have the chance to link locals with people from all over the world.

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    Through Global Ties Detroit, Bloomfield Hills couple bring together the world inside their home.
    June 23-17

    WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7 features a couple -- both retired educators with multiple degrees -- that brings the world together inside their Bloomfield Hills home through Global Ties Detroit!

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