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For Immediate Release to News Directors and Assignment Editors
Decoding the Potential: Promoting Regional Prosperity by Engaging Skilled Immigrants

Program to be held this Friday morning, Oct. 19 at International Institute
ST. LOUIS (Oct. 16, 2018)- As part of their efforts to  help skilled immigrants on their career paths, the International Institute of St. Louis, the Institute's Center for Career Advancement, the St. Louis Community College Workforce Solutions Group, and the St. Louis Mosaic Project, wi ll present  Decoding the Potential  this Friday morning, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Institute, 3401 Arsenal St.

Nationally-recognized speakers will examine best practices for connecting skilled immigrant professionals to employment and training opportunities to help meet regional workforce needs. 

The speakers at the half-day program are:
As a part of this event, the St. Louis Mosaic Project will be presenting Mosaic Awards to celebrate workplace leaders for immigrants in the St. Louis community. 

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About International Institute of St. Louis
The International Institute is the St. Louis Region's Welcoming Center for New Americans. For nearly 100 years, the International Institute has provided essential community integration services to each new wave of immigrants to St. Louis. Annually, more than 7,000 immigrants and refugees learn English, find jobs, become resettled and start businesses with our help. We build a strong, more global St. Louis by promoting the value of immigrants and multicultural inclusion. Our annual Festival of Nations attracts more than 100,000 visitors. Learn more about us at  www.iistl.org.
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