IowaWORKS hosts Immigrant Workforce workshop 

IowaWORKS is hosting an event next week to help employers discover the hidden talents and skills of the immigrant workforce in the Quad Cities area.

The Immigrant Workforce – The Quad Cities Best Kept Secret event will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 18, at IowaWORKS, 1801A E. Kimberly Road, Davenport. 

This event has been organized by World Relief QC, Iowa Bureau of Refugee Services, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, IowaWORKS, American Job Centers and QCAir. Employers often face obstacles and hurdles in hiring immigrants. 

Employers can register at https://www.worldrelief.org/quad-cities/immigrant-workforce-event-registration/ or by scanning the QR Code below. 

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The three-part event will offer insight to employers about how to invest themselves and the refugee and immigrant population in the Quad Cities. Employers will learn about the immigrant community and hear from those living in the Quad Cities. There will also be employers on hand who will share their experiences on hiring immigrants. Community resources and non-profit organizations will provide information on local support. 

For additional information on the event, contact Grace Fitzpatrick, World Relief’s director of empowerment programs, at (563) 200-1948 or email her at [email protected].

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