CityViews 9/19/12: Stories of Immigration/The Small Business Engine

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Salt Lake City attorney Mark Alvarez has weighed in on the immigration debate and immigration policy for years. He says what’s often missing from the discussion is the individual stories from immigrants themselves. On Wednesday, Alvarez joins us to discuss the immigration challenge and what it means to be American.

Guest:

  • Mark Alvarez

Mark Alvarez will deliver the lecture “American Hybrid: Stories of Immigration” Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1:45 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 S., Salt Lake City. It’s sponsored by the Forum for Questioning Minds  and it’s free and open to the public

 

 

 

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The Fortune 500 firms often grab the headlines, but the fact is that half of American workers work at small businesses and that small businesses create 75 percent of the net new jobs in the U.S. economy. A program aimed at supporting small businesses is underway at Salt Lake Community College and on Wednesday, we’ll hear more about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

Guest:

  • Karen Gunn, Salt Lake Community College

The application deadline for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is Monday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. A number of information sessions will be held over the next week at the following locations:

 

Session Type

Location

Date

Time

Room

Application Workshop Miller Campus Sept. 20 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. MCPC 330
Information Session Park City Sept. 20 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sheldon Richins BuildingAuditorium
Information Session Davis Applied Technology Center (DATC) Sept. 26 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. DATC Suite 100
Application Workshop Library Square Campus Sept. 27 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Room 111
Information Session Utah Valley University (UVU) Sept. 28 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. UVU Business Resource Center Room 102
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