Through Welcoming Week, organizations and communities bring together neighbors of all backgrounds to build strong connections and affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity.
Join Southeast Minnesota Together for this webinar to celebrate Welcoming week!
Laura Bordelon with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce will share the findings from a recently released report on the economic impact of immigrants in Minnesota, conducted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Foundation with support from the McKnight Foundation.
Katie Van Eijl from Project Fine will share some highlights of the initiatives underway in Winona and St. Charles to proactively welcome and engage newcomers, particularly immigrants. Katie will be joined by John Gary, Executive Director of the Development Corporation of Austin, who will an update on the efforts in their community as well.