Intersections: Syncing Policy, Practice,
and Personal Experience

The Business of Immigrant Integration

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The United States economy relies on foreign-born labor, with immigrants represented in every labor market from healthcare to technology. Join the International Institute's Intersection Series and explore the benefits and challenges of integrating immigrants into New England’s diverse workforce. Explore with policy experts, business leaders, and graduates of the Institute’s employment services program how immigrants influence local economies and where greater workforce investment for newcomers would benefit all residents.


Barry Bluestone, Russell B. and Andrée B. Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University

Richard Parker, Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School

Pam Turcotte, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, Boston Medical Center

Invisible Voices: Underrepresented Needs of Immigrant and Refugee Populations

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.


Resettle Together Retrospective: How New England United Around Immigrants

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.