The City of Grand Forks is the proud home to many new immigrants and refugees who come here to begin new lives, families and opportunities. Together, our existing and new residents create the tapestry that is our community, and together we create a “Welcoming Grand Forks”.
The city has established the Grand Forks Immigrant Integration Initiative as a collaborative, cross-sectional body with three goals:
Steering Committee - Individual and Community Partners
|Chair - Bret Weber
City Elected Official
Grand Forks County Elected Official
Grand Forks Public Schools
Global Friends Coalition (Link)
New American Services (LSS) (Link)
County Social Services
Economic Development Corporation
University of North Dakota
The GFIII Speakers Bureau Program will provide access to speakers knowledgeable about refugees and immigration. The GFIII seeks to enhance community awareness and understanding of refugees and immigrants. The Speakers Bureau will foster and open community conversation on "Refugees, Immigrants and Grand Forks" and encourage the community to be welcoming to all people and embrace a common idea of a "Welcoming Grand Forks."
To Schedule Your Presentation Contact:
Grand Forks Mayor's Office