Thank You For Attending
Thank you for joining the webinar How Immigrant & Refugee Populations Can Support Downtown Revitalization Efforts, hosted by NYSEDC with the NYS Department of State. You can access the full recording as well as the PowerPoint presentation below.
Missed the Webinar?
We are witnessing a tremendous overlap in communities across New York -- between refugee and immigrant services supported by the NYS Department of State's (DOS) Office for New Americans (ONA), and community revitalization efforts through the DOS Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI).

On September 14th, the NYSEDC and Department of State hosted a webinar discussing how refugees and immigrants contribute to the DOS' efforts to create vibrant, diverse downtowns, and conversely how the DRI creates and supports welcoming communities for New Americans.

The webinar took place during National Welcoming Week and featured state, local, and national leaders, including presenters from Utica -- which has successfully integrated its DRI award with refugee and immigrant services, supported by the DOS' Office for New Americans. Presenters included:

Resources from the Webinar and Beyond

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