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Forum staff reports, Published April 11 2013

Building Bridges event slated for April 16-17

FARGO – Lutheran Social Services New Americans will sponsor the 2013 Building Bridges Conference April 16-17 at the Fargo Holiday Inn.

The annual conference will provide information and technical support to communities to aid in the delivery of services to refugees and other immigrants.

Mawi Asgedom, president and founder of Mawi Learning, will deliver the keynote address.

Asgedom, a former Ethiopian refugee who has inspired millions through his story and leadership insights, has published eight leadership books used in classrooms worldwide. He also founded Mental Karate, a leadership action system proven to increase student efficacy and achievement.

For more information, go online to www.lssnd.org or call Darci Asche at (701) 235-7341.