Immigration and Somerville's Economy: A Historical Perspective

May 24, 2017

A panel discussion on the historical role of immigration in the city's economic development. How did immigrants from Ireland, Italy, Greece, and other countries shape early Somerville? More recently, immigrants have come to the city from all over the world including Brazil, Haiti, and Cape Verde. What are the participants' hopes for the future of immigration and economic life of the city? How is the role of immigration in Somerville's history significant?

Cost: Free

Funded project Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities. The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Time: 6:30 pm

Phone: (617) 987-4236 E-mail: info@unionsquareplaylist.com
Somerville Museum
1 Westwood Road
Somerville, MA 02143
United States
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