With its mission to help immigrants and their families become productive Americans and to champion ethnic diversity as a cultural and economic strength, the Institute will continue its commitment as the welcoming center for new Americans in the St. Louis region, while focusing on programs under its three pillars of service: immersion, investment, and inclusion. Joining as a gold level organization, the Institute engages in action items that promote diversity and inclusion in the work place. Other companies at the Gold Level agree to spread awareness of the St. Louis Mosaic Project, encourage associates to become Mosaic Ambassadors, and participate in volunteer opportunities that support international communities. Additionally, as a Gold company the institute has hired and sponsored employees for an H1B visa.

  • Anna Crosslin, CEO of the International Institute was a founding member of the Mosaic Project Steering Committee and was instrumental in the creation and launch of the St. Louis Mosaic Project
  • The Institute partners with the Mosaic Project to help immigrants in the St. Louis community connect to job opportunities. Working with over 1,000 clients annually the Institute provides English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes
  • The Institute’s Career Advancement for Immigrant Professionals program partners with the Mosaic Project to match their graduates with professionals in the region through Mosaic’s Professional Connector program.
  • As a Gold Organization, the Institute continues to contribute to the Mosaic Project goals to grow the region’s economy through immigrant entrepreneurship
  • Helping contribute to Mosaic’s strategy of building a welcoming community for the foreign born in St. Louis, this includes the Institute presenting the annual Festival of Nations