International Neighbors Gathering Invitation

Wildwood Tea Group, before the pandemic Please join International Neighbors for a gathering on September 23rd from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm at the Bernard Maas Shelter in Gallup Park 3000 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 This is a gathering to celebrate another year of...

Everything You Should Know About Joining IN Groups

By Shirley IN considers September the beginning of a new year (following the school schedule in the USA), but IN groups accept new members year around. Groups are not alike. We are not a school that has to follow a curriculum, which means that each conversation group,...

October IN Day: Outdoor Art Fair Saturday, October 9 11am – 3pm

The International Neighbors Cultural Encounters group is hosting an Art Fair event for all IN members and friends! The event will take place on Saturday, October 9th, 2021 from 11am to 3pm, at 2555 Devonshire Road, Ann Arbor. The Art Fair will serve as our October IN...

Anthropology

By Renata I Arrival It was at the start of the sixties—only nobody knew then that they were going to be “The Sixties.” Fidel Castro had recently come into power in Cuba and there was a lot of talk about “exporting the revolution,” which annoyed the United States and...

Remembering Founding Mother Marilyn Maaseidvaag

By Robyn “You will all carry on the beautiful traditions started long ago by many women, but now are developing new ways to reach our wonderful neighbors from other countries”. This was the last message I received from Marilyn, as she reflected on her 50+ years in...

International Day Committee

Hello International Neighbors! We are in need of a leader to head the IN Day Committee when we start meeting again in person. The leader is responsible for helping to coordinate IN Days and decide what speakers or performers we might have visit us. She will also...

Looking for Volunteers

READING GROUP LEADERS NEIGHBORS! We are in need of leaders to start new reading groups. These groups meet two times a month for 2 hours each meeting. The meeting times would be determined by your schedule.  We are especially looking to start beginning,...

Anti Versus Pro

May W. By May W. In order to understand the anti-Asian attitudes and attacks, we can see by looking back at the history of anti-Asian prejudice in the United States. The Chinese built the railroads across the nation and were treated inhumanely as well as were the...

Moving Toward a Culture of Tolerance

By Marcy The United States, rich and powerful country that it is and dedicated in principle to a true democracy where everyone has the right to enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, is not without major, deep flaws. Still it is a highly sought-after...