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Welcoming Economies Global Network

The Welcoming Economies Global Network, a project of Welcoming America in partnership with Global Detroit, is a regional network of more than twenty initiatives across the Rust Belt tapping into the economic development opportunities created by immigrants. The WE Network strengthens the work, maximizes the impact, and sustains the efforts of these inclusive economic development initiatives.

Membership value

Members benefit from peer-to-peer learning exchanges, increased publicity, policy and research tools developed for immigrant economic development organizations, access to technical assistance, and other capacity building resources.

Who can join?

The Welcoming Economies Global Network invites governments, nonprofits, and economic development organizations that welcome, retain, and empower immigrant communities in the 10-state Midwest region to join the Network. The 10-state region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

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