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Office of Global Michigan

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Office of Global Michigan

The Office of Global Michigan works to make Michigan welcoming and inclusive.

In alignment with this overarching goal, our office takes the lead in advancing equity and inclusion initiatives throughout the state, including spearheading programs for the seamless integration of newcomers. Global Michigan’s dedicated teams are focused on empowering immigrant, refugee, underrepresented and marginalized communities across the state to achieve their highest potential. Our aim is to contribute meaningfully to a Michigan that embraces diversity and actively promotes inclusivity, ensuring that opportunities for growth and prosperity are open to all.

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Equity & Inclusion

The Equity & Inclusion team oversees language access, equitable access to services and workforce development partnerships.

Commissions Administration

The Commissions’ Administrative team provides support through community events and partnerships, resources, research and informed advocacy initiatives.

Refugee Services

The Refugee Services team oversees programs and services that support the effective resettlement and integration of refugees in Michigan.

Did you know...

84,000+

Michiganders are employed by Latino & Asian-owned businesses.

$11.6 B

in sales and receipts are generated by Latino & Asian-owned businesses. 

$544 M+

in state tax revenue is generated by Arab Americans each year. 

Interested in working with us?

OGM partners with state agencies and organizations that provide services and outreach to underrepresented and marginalized communities across the state. Learn more about our partners or connect with us directly at leo-refugeeservices@michigan.gov.

Get Involved: Support Refugee Resettlement in Michigan

Explore various ways to support refugee resettlement efforts in Michigan. Everyday Americans can make a difference by welcoming refugees from around the world.

Explore Ways to Help

Global Michigan’s funding opportunities:

The Office of Global Michigan is pleased to announce funding and program opportunities. See all details in the attached Proposals.