March 6th, 2014
Clarkston Becomes 29th City in Nation to Join Decatur, Georgia based Welcoming America’s Welcoming Cities and Counties Initiative
Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry signs Welcoming resolution for the city.
On March 4th, 2014, Mayor Ted Terry and members of the Clarkston City Council passed a Welcoming Resolution, committing the city to building a welcoming and neighborly community in which diverse residents, including immigrants, are welcome, accepted and integrated.
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February 20th, 2014
They say “it takes a village,” but here at Welcoming America, we believe it takes a network of villages. With communities across the U.S. stepping up in exciting ways to celebrate and engage their newest residents, we believe nothing could be more powerful than a network that lifts up and connects these efforts to each other. As we celebrate five years of Welcoming America, we invite you to join us in this work and help spread the news about the extraordinary achievements happening across the country.
New York Times Showcases Momentum of Welcoming Movement
Yesterday, the New York Times featured Welcoming America and the Welcoming movement in a great article articulating the momentum of this idea and how we’re transforming the country from the bottom up. We invite you to read the article and share this exciting news with your network! Read the rest of this entry »
December 11th, 2013
In 2013, all across America, it was clearer than ever that immigrants are welcome and make our communities stronger. Just ask the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Forbes, Anderson Cooper 360°,the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Communities & Banking, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who covered local and national welcoming efforts over the past year, or the White House, who honored Welcoming America and our partners in a Welcoming America Champions of Change program.
With your support, here are some examples of what we were able to achieve together in 2013: Read the rest of this entry »
November 26th, 2013
With Thanksgiving around the corner, we could hardly imagine a more gratitude-inspiring moment than the gathering of hundreds of individuals from across the country who are working to extend a welcome to immigrants in their communities. It’s no easy task to pull off such a successful event bringing together leaders from the immigrant integration sector, and we tip our welcoming hats to the amazing team at the Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC) and the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA).
If you weren’t able to join us this year in Miami, here are just a few highlights: Read the rest of this entry »