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Immigrant Economic Advancement Briefing and NYC Varick Street Incubator Tour

October 28, 2013

State Dept Image/Oct 18, 2013/New York, NY
Date: 10/18/2013 Location: New York, NY Description: Foreign media on a New York Foreign Press Center sponsored ''Immigrant Economic Advancement Briefing and NYC Varick Street Incubator Tour.'' - State Dept Image

October 28, 2013; New York, NY
Contact: Media Relations Officer Daphne Stavropoulos
Telephone: 646-282-2835; email:

The President of the NYC Economic Development Corporation, Kyle Kimball, and the Director of NYC Industrial & Income Mobility, Miquela Craytor, briefed journalists on the New York City’s public-private partnership for immigrant professionals and entrepreneurs. Journalists toured the Varick Street Incubator which is a City-sponsored workspace where aspiring entrepreneurs, including many immigrants, develop businesses while receiving professional counseling and technical assistance. Eight journalists from six countries attended the briefing and tour.