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Dr. Marcia Drew Hohn

Retired Director, Public Education Institute

 

Photo of Marcia Drew Hohn, The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.Dr. Marcia Drew Hohn joined The Immigrant Learning Center in 2003 to create and lead The ILC’s Public Education Institute, which educates the public about the positive impact immigrants have on the American economy and communities. She has created a respected Institute that has strategic partnerships with key local and national organizations, published a series of commissioned research studies on immigrants as entrepreneurs, workers and consumers, and convened a state-wide conference on Massachusetts immigrant entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining The ILC, Marcia was the director of Northeast SABES (System for Adult Basic Education Support).  She holds a doctorate in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University and has more than 20 years of experience in adult learning and systems development.  She has published extensively about immigrant entrepreneurship and organizational systems in adult basic education.

In 2011, Marcia was honored with the Community Champion Award from Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Office of New Bostonians for demonstrating consistent commitment in nurturing a dialogue and inspiring action to facilitate the full integration of immigrants in Boston and beyond. In this video from the awards ceremony she describes her work with The ILC.

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