Calendar Of Events Government
Written by Miami Today on February 19, 2004
EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION CONFERENCE
A coalition of local advocacy, academic, government and non-profit groups will host "Immigration and Work: Pathways to Community Prosperity," 3-7 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday (2/25) at Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus, Chapman Room, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. There will be panel discussions and workshops to explore federal and state initiatives related to the main topics. Details: Linda Romero, (305) 755-6096, Ext. 15.
The Florida Foreign Affairs Association will host a luncheon briefing by Ric Katz, public-affairs manager, on the rapid population growth of Miami-Dade County and the creation of the Miami Intermodal Center. The center will be similar in function to New York City’s Grand Central Station in that it will absorb a great deal of the vehicular traffic that congests Miami’s roadways and increase the capacity of Miami International Airport. Noon-1 p.m. at Wyndham Hotal Miami Airport Club Lounge, 3900 NW 21st St., Miami. Cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. RSVP by Tuesday. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.
The Miami-Dade Public Library System presents "The Good Government Series." Corinne Brody, Miami-Dade County special assistant for strategic initiatives, will discuss "Strategic Planning and Performance Measures in the Public Sector" at 6 p.m. today (2/26). Maria Anderson will lead a panel discussion on incorporation and annexation at 6 p.m. March 25. Main Library auditorium, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-5487 or www.mdpls.org.