Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Finding Financial Refuge

Bremer Bank has been very involved with the African Development Center (ADC) on working with immigrants on financial literacy. Below is a summary of the programs and a list of community partners ADC has worked with on this initiative. Read more details below.

A Supportive Village for African Families in St. Cloud
It is quite evident that while most Somalis and other African immigrants live in the Twin Cities, many have located to rural Minnesota by attraction to job prospects in the food and meat-processing industries. Since 2000, there has been massive influx of African immigrants/refugees into St Cloud, Willmar, Rochester, Owatonna, Faribault, and Marshall, thus raising a huge demand for socio-economic integration amid little ethnic or racial diversity.

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Posted by Kathy Grochow, NRS, St. Cloud

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