116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
A look at the realities for immigrants arriving to Iowa and access to resources for success. Establishing a home, finding employment and connecting to a new community bring to light challenges that go unnoticed by many. Hear from panelists devoted to improving the process while recognizing the positive impact these individuals have to the state.
Panelists include: Alejandro Pino, YPN Iowa; Sara Zejnic, Catherine McAuley Center; Tara Brokovich, Kirkwood Community College; Leya Neema, Catherine McAuley Center. Moderator: Alison Gowans, The Gazette.
This session was part of the 2020 Iowa Ideas Conference presented by ITC and held Oct. 15-16, 2020. This session originally occurred at 3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2020. The Diversity & Inclusion Track is sponsored by Inclusive ICR. The two-day conference hosted by The Gazette brings together policy makers, experts and community members passionate about the state's future. For more replays, visit