|June 29, 2015 at 7pm|
New York, NY 10012
Cap off a successful Immigrant Heritage Month with special guest Jorge I. Montalvo, Deputy Secretary of the State of New York and Director of the New York State Office for New Americans.
7:00-7:30 Open Networking
7:30-7:55 Remarks by the Deputy Secretary of State of New York For Economic Opportunity and Director of the NYS Office for New Americans, Jorge I. Montalvo.
Deputy Secretary Montalvo will give us an update from New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on new initiatives available to immigrant entrepreneurs and business owners. He will also share with us how the state is helping immigrants prepare for jobs in tech.
7:55-8:00 Member Time
The floor is open to members who have announcements about projects, events, or launches they're involved in and think other chapter members would be interested in.
8:00-9:00 Breakout Sessions | The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project
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The Democracy Project: A team of innovators focused on developing new and creative strategies to engage in advocacy.
The 2.0 Project: A team of problem solvers and strategists who want to use their specialized skills to shape the national narrative on critical political issues.
The Co-Founders Project: A team of donors and volunteers who drive our quarterly ThinkFWD events that provoke discussion at the critical intersection of politics and technology.
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