New Report Emphasizes Impact of Immigrants in Spokane’s Economy

“All families need access to equitable employment and entrepreneurial opportunities to thrive. The ZONE is committed to working with partners throughout Spokane to remove barriers and create inclusive spaces with our immigrant and refugee neighbors.”— Amber Waldref, Director, The ZONE

New research from New American Economy underscores the critical role immigrants in Spokane city and county play in the community’s labor force, STEM innovation, and economic vitality. The new report, New Americans in Spokane, was prepared in partnership with the City of SpokaneGreater Spokane IncThe ZONEWorld Relief SpokaneAHANAAsian Pacific Islander Coalition Spokane, and Latinos en Spokane.

Some key findings can be found here.