Free presentation on immigrant entrepreneurs and workers and their impact on the leisure industry

Cape & Island Workforce Investment Board hosts free presentation October 22nd

The Cape and Island Workforce Investment Board in collaboration with The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. will offer a presentation on the research study "The Impact of Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Workers in Leisure and Hospitality Businesses: Massachusetts and New England" on Friday, October 22 from 9:30am to 11:30am.

The presentation is free and will be held at Career Opportunities Center, 372 North Street in Hyannis.

Did you know statewide, foreign-born workers are over 21% of the workforce and foreign-born entrepreneurs own over one-third of accommodations and restaurants?

Come find out about:

  • The role immigrant entrepreneurs and workers play in this vital business sector across the state and on the Cape and Islands
  • How it impacts the Cape and Islands workforce and the economy
  • And what planning and action are required to keep and cultivate a vibrant workforce in this growing sector

Registration is required.  Please RSVP by Friday, October 15 to Razza Millar at [email protected] or 508-775-5900.

For questions, contact Marcia Hohn at The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on