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Monday, December 7, 2009 6:00 to 9:00 pm Speakeasy (below the Bier Markt) 1948 West 25th Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Speakeasy, located across the street from the historic Westside Market, and as featured in the New York Times, is a new prohibition-era themed lounge with classic cocktails and hauterustic decor.
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For more info on the book: Advance Reviews on Back

Event Co-Sponsors
U.S. Export Assistance, U.S. Department of Commerce Cleveland Council on World Affairs NEO Council on Higher Education China Invests in America Erie Chinese Journal Cleveland Councilwoman Dona Brady Council of Intl Programs USA Organization of Chinese Americans Mansfield Frazier City Club of Cleveland Consortium of African American Organizations Cleveland Jewish News Philippine Chamber of Commerce Cuyahoga County Public Library India International Newspaper Office of Economic Development, Cuyahoga County Maria Pujana, Trustee, Cleveland Foundation Cleveland Hungarian Development Panel Asia Services in Action Catholic Charities, Migration and Refugee Services JumpStart Nortech El Sole De Cleveland Russian Magazine Burgh Diaspora Albanian American Assoc. MercoHispano Young Professionals of CCWA Rita Singh, SA-Consulting Family Connections Int’l Community Council The Cavs HOLA Russian Gazette Len Calabrese, Catholic Community Connection Brewed Fresh Daily Int’l Services Center Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Al-Sahafa Newspaper

This book of inspiring stories, interwoven with powerful


explores the culture of “Immigrant, Inc.” — a culture of entrepreneurship, education, family and thrift. Richard Herman, an immigration attorney, and Robert Smith, a journalist, each married to an immigrant, call upon America to embrace these job-creators and to “think like an immigrant immigrant.” This book will forever change the think way you look at immigrants . . . . and America.

Early Reviews For “Immigrant, Inc.”
“If you care about Cleveland, Immigrant, Inc., is a must-read, if for nothing more than to learn what an immigrantfriendly city could mean for our future.” —Lute Harmon, Sr., Publisher, Inside Business, Cleveland Magazine, Ohio Magazine “...a well researched, wonderfully written, and a fun, fast read. Like The Millionaire Next Door (by Stanley & Danko) ….wowed readers with stories of extraordinary people doing extraordinary things, and in the process, they are also creating a more diverse, vibrant and colorful America. A page turner—I couldn’t put it down.” —Loung Ung, Author of First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers and Lucky Child; Co-Owner of Bier Markt & Speakeasy “We’ve all heard of the entrepreneurial power of modern-day immigrants to America. But this book goes further. It shows how newcomers to our shores, setting up their own firms, excelling in cutting-edge technologies, employing and working with native Americans, are essential to the United States’ economic well-being, indeed its very future in a fiercely competitive 21st century world.” —Neal Peirce, Columnist for Washington Post, nationally syndicated writer, “…a passionate, persuasive case for immigration as a crucial investment in our country's future. This book is a timely call for clear thinking and positive action….” —Charles Michener, Author and former Senior Editor at The New Yorker and Newsweek “... with the economic downturn, xenophobia is building and political clouds of nativism are swirling in Washington, DC. This book couldn’t have come at a more timely moment. I hope that all policy makers read this.” —Vivek Wadhwa, Columnist, BusinessWeek, Fellow, Harvard, entrepreneur “A rare and insightful look into the culture of immigrant entrepreneurship. Written with love, sensitivity and the promise of what immigrants contribute to our great American society…., ” —Alex Machaskee, former Publisher and CEO, The Plain Dealer “This is a fascinating chronicle of what can be one of the most powerful economic development forces in our country in the coming years…. ” —Alan R. Schonberg, Founder, Management Recruiters International “...Required reading for all policy makers and practitioners working to help America keep its competitive edge in the 21st century.” —John Austin, Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Great Lakes Economic Initiative

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