|Jul 21 2020||
Office of Globalization launches Global Louisville Directory
Louisville Metro Government’s Office for Globalization, part of Louisville Forward, is making efforts to address one of the challenges foreign-born communities face in their professional and personal lives by launching a new Global Louisville Directory.
|Jan 21 2020||
Mayor appoints Sabeen Nasim as Director of the Louisville Metro Office for Globalization
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of Sabeen Nasim as Director of the Louisville Metro Office for Globalization, which works to implement new strategies to engage and welcome Louisville’s international community.
|Aug 13 2019||
The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 15 to celebrate city’s diversity
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,500 people participated in the event, and organizers this year will be setting up for 2,000 attendees.
|Aug 16 2018||
The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 16
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,300 people participated in the event, and organizers hope to boost that number this year.
|Sep 22 2017||
LMPD adopts new policy on working with ICE
Police will only respond in case of warrant, when crime occurs, or when there is a clear public danger
Police Chief Steve Conrad and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today a new policy that outlines the city’s role in working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.
|Mar 7 2017||
World Trade Center Kentucky announces Importers/Exporters Bootcamp in Louisville
The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) announces a new Importer/Exporter Boot Camp seminar to take place March 15, 2017 in in Louisville, Ky.
The Importer/Exporter Boot Camp covers topics for established businesses interested in buying and selling in international markets, and for entrepreneurs who are ready to start their own import business here in the United States.
|Dec 16 2016||
Mayor Fischer and GLI President/CEO Kent Oyler unveil Global Louisville Action Plan
Mayor Greg Fischer and Kent Oyler, President and CEO of Greater Louisville, Inc. (GLI), the metro chamber of commerce, were joined by members of Louisville’s foreign-born and professional communities today as they unveiled the Global Louisville Action Plan.
The plan is a collaborative effort among the Mayor’s Office, GLI and hundreds of community members, and outlines key strategies to attract, retain and grow Louisville’s foreign-born population and workforce. It provides an overview of the region’s foreign-born population and a set of action steps to increase the number of immigrants here and their capacity to thrive.
|Nov 25 2015||
Mayor Fischer Opens Heritage Green Neighborhood Activity Center
Heritage Green, one of the largest multifamily projects in the region, opened a new activity center today in South Louisville. The completion of this space was made possible by a unique partnership between the Louisville Redevelopment Authority, Underhill Associates, Metro Parks and Louisville Metro Government.
|Aug 4 2015||
Mayor Fischer announces Bryan Warren will lead Louisville’s globalization efforts
Citing his vision to meet the needs and grow Louisville’s international population, Mayor Greg Fischer today announced Bryan Warren will lead the city’s globalization efforts.