St. Louis Magazine honors 100+ people who are shaping St. Louis
Executive Director of the St. Louis Mosaic Project, Betsy Cohen, was recently honored in the ‘A World of Difference’ category of St. Louis Magazine’s 100+ people shaping St. Louis.
“A World of Difference
Not long after Arrey Obenson became president and CEO of the International Institute, in 2021, the institute began welcoming Afghan refugees. Likewise, Jessica Bueler at Welcome Neighbor STL is offering support, such as English lessons, citizenship classes, and family matching. Since the 1980s, Mark and Joani Akers of Oasis International have partnered with places of worship to help welcome thousands of refugees from more than 50 countries. And the St. Louis Mosaic Project’s goal under Betsy Cohen is for St. Louis to evolve into the fastest-growing metropolitan area for immigration by 2025.”
“Collaboration is key to making our newcomers successful and in attracting more foreign-born people to come to our region,” said Betsy Cohen.
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