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SCSU To Hold 5th Annual Global Goes Local Conference In Atwood Memorial Center Starting Tuesday

04/07/2014 - 1:40 AM

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The 5th Annual Global Goes Local Conference on the Social Conditions of Immigrant Workers and Families in Minnesota will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in the Atwood Memorial Center on St. Cloud State campus.

Director of the SCSU Research Group on Immigrant Workers in Minnesota, and Sociology professor Dr. Steve Philion speaks about the strong collaboration of speakers and panelists that share their ideas with each other and make the Conference the success it has always been.

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Among the speakers at this year’s conference are networks director for the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United Jose Oliva, whose presentation will be on Worker Centers and Economic Justice for Immigrant Workers, and Cawo Abdi, University of Minnesota Assistant Professor of Sociology who will be speaking on "Somalis in Minnesota in Comparitive Perspective".

Click here for FULL INTERVIEW with Dr. Steve Philion.