Kentucky Hispanic, Immigrant and Refugee Networking Summit
In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2016, The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights presents its 11th Annual Kentucky Hispanic, Immigrant and Refugee Networking Summit. The event will be held on October 13, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) at the Shelby County Extension Office. It is located at 1117 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065. Every person is invited.
Since 2005, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has been hosting this statewide networking summit every year to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15 each year.
The commission holds this event to foster mutual understanding and increase communication and collaboration between the federal, state, local governments and educational and other organizations and the immigrant and refugee communities. Attendees have included directors of immigrant and refugee organizations, representatives from Hispanic media outlets, and immigrant educators and entrepreneurs from across Kentucky.
This is a great opportunity to meet over 150 individuals with knowledge of the growing immigrant and refugee populations. Speakers for the summit are directors from Latino and other Community centers, Hispanic educators and entrepreneurs, Kentucky refugee agencies, members of the Hispanic media and representatives from federal, state and local government agencies.
Topics will include housing, employment, education, business and others.
Don’t miss this unique, informative and networking opportunity! Attendees who are business, government and other professionals are invited to bring their business cards and materials.
Registration is free and begins at 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the event, Thursday, Oct. 13.
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