Cities Encouraging Immigrant Entrepreneurship Through “Welcoming City” Initiatives

February 25, 2015

Speaker: Paul McDaniel, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Fellow, American Immigration Council (AIC)

Powerpoint from Paul McDaniel's lecture is available HERE



A Profile of the African Diaspora Community in the District of Columbia

April 2, 2015
Speaker: Mamadou Samba, Director, DC Mayor's Office on African Affairs 

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Investing in English Skills: the Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

April 22, 2015
Speaker: Jill Wilson, Senior Research Analyst, Brookings Institution 

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Fernando Menendez

Cuba - The Past, the present and future

September 29, 2015
Speaker: Fernando Menendez, Economist



Jim Witte

Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

November 19, 2015
Dr. James Witte, GMU Sociology Professor and IIR Director 

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