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Free Class to MC Employees: Asian Americans in the National Capital Region with Instructor Lily Qi

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Category: Guest Lectures

Published: Oct 26 2017 12:00AM

Join the Lifelong Learning Institute for a current events course about the diversity of our region. Staff and Faculty attend for free but must register via the attached form (registration online is not possible with this course). This course qualifies for Montgomery College Employee Diversity Credit. Completed registration forms can be sent via fax to 240-567-1893 or email to

Model Minorities or Struggling Immigrants: Asian Americans in the National Capital Region
Did you know that approximately three quarters of the National Capital Region's Asian American populations are foreign-born? In this course, you will explore the complex and sometimes awkward dynamics of the Asian American experience in the capital region, with a focus on Montgomery County's transformation as a 21st century community and the global/local connections. You will examine this distinct characteristic that has largely shaped the fastest-growing racial group's life as new Americans. In addition, you will discuss the settlement patterns, professions of choice, community life, and political outlook.
Course: LLI196 1.5 Hours
Gaithersburg Business Training Center 402
CRN#: 27124 1 Session F
11/10 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Lily Qi

*** Lily Qi is Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, under Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, for economic and workforce development responsible for the County's overall economic strategies, business climate issues, economic communication and strategic partnerships with key organizations and institutions.

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