The New American Welcome Center at: https://universityymca.org/welcome/ will release data on the contributions of immigrants in Champaign County on Wednesday, May 23. Below is an invitation to the event and an announcement of what’s involved.
Join us for a presentation on the demographic and economic contributions of immigrants with the New American Economy and the New American Welcome Center, followed by a light reception with local representatives of business, education, government, and faith communities.
Wednesday, May 23, 4:00-6:00 PM
I-Hotel & Conference Center
1900 S 1st Street, Champaign, IL 61820
In our work to create a more vibrant, dynamic community, we are pleased to announce that for the first time ever, our community will have a snapshot of the demographic and economic contributions of immigrants in Champaign County. We have been anticipating this moment for quite some time and we are excited to welcome you to be a part of it.
The report is customized, quantitative research facilitated by data analysts of the New American Economy on the labor force growth, spending power, wealth, and economic contributions of immigrants in Champaign County, Illinois. On-the-ground technical assistance from the New American Economy has been and will continue to be provided under the local coordination of the University YMCA to help communities draft, execute, and communicate a multi-sector immigrant integration strategy. We look forward to keeping the conversation going with you in light of this groundbreaking community data release.
We would like to invite you to be a part of the first opportunity to learn about the report from the data analysts of the New American Economy and the New American Welcome Center at the University YMCA. On Wednesday, May 23rd, please join us for a presentation of the community data report on immigrants in Champaign County, followed by a light reception with local representatives of business, education, government, and faith communities.