April 19, Thursday
Tri-C West Campus, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma,
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.
For more info,
Because of your expertise, extensive community involvement, or
interest in making Greater Cleveland an "immigrant-friendly" city, I
hope you will attend and participate.
To give you an idea how the event will go, I will start off with a
20-minute powerpoint on Global Detroit, Global Dayton, Global Philly,
and Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians (Philly)
The Panel (described below) will react to the presentation, engage in
robust conversation about these bold initiatives in other cities, and
what Cleveland and Cuyahoga County might learn from them.
Audience participation will follow.
Dona Brady, Councilmember, Cleveland City Council
Johnathan Holifield, Co-founder and Chief Evangelist, America21
Radhika Reddy, Partner, Ariel Ventures, LLC
Roberto Torres, Former Economic Development Director, City of Canton,
President of T & R Group, LLC in Cleveland
Derek Ng, China Great Lakes Innovation, LLC
In anticipation of this event, please keep your eyes peeled for the
upcoming Op-Ed in Cleveland Crains by Roberto Torres and myself, with
the title (you guessed it): "Welcoming Who? Are We Still Afraid of
Look forward to seeing you on 4/19, and if you can't make that, then
join me and many others at the Hispanic Leadership Conference on 4/21,
Saturday, in Lorain.
Herman Legal Group, LLC
Attorneys at Law
The Superior Building
815 Superior Ave, Suite 1225
Immigration Counsel to Global Talent, World-Class Companies, and
Recognized 9 Consecutive Years as "Super Lawyer" in Immigration Law
Co-Founder, TiE Ohio (The International Entrepreneur)
Co-Author, Immigrant, Inc. --- Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving
the New Economy (and how they will save the American worker) (Wiley.
National Speaker for Partnership for a New American Economy, founded
by Mike Bloomberg & Rupert Murdoch, a coaltion of 500 CEOs and Mayors
who believe in economic benefits of smart immigration law reform
Founding Board Member, Global Detroit