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.

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