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Welcoming Cities & Counties
City of Detroit, City Council Immigration Task Force, September 15, 2014
Welcoming Michigan is proud to partner with 22 Michigan localities that have declared themselves a Welcoming City, County, or Township! These communities support locally-driven efforts to create more welcoming, immigrant-friendly environments. Local governments and community leaders are working together to maximize opportunities to build mutual respect among receiving community members and immigrants & refugees, as well as foster an inclusive environment essential to growth. Congratulations to these forward-thinking communities for their commitment to welcoming newcomers! Wayne County, City of Detroit (see Channel 4's report on Detroit’s announcement here), Oakland County, Macomb County, Sterling Heights, Hamtramck, Clinton Township, West Bloomfield Township, Troy, Royal Oak, Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, East Lansing, Lansing, Meridian Township, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washtenaw County.