March 27th, 2015
We are excited to share that our staff will be growing! Below are descriptions of five positions we are seeking to hire. We encourage you to apply to any positions that interest you and to share this announcement with your network.
If you have any questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and thank you for helping us build a more welcoming America!
In its short history, Welcoming America has become an award-winning organization that is changing the way communities respond to immigrants and build mutual respect and cooperation between immigrant and U.S.-born individuals. Each positions provides the unique opportunity to make history by playing an integral part in the growing welcoming movement.
This position will help us meet our fundraising goals by building partnerships with major donors and other funders across the country. The position will manage a portfolio, write grants, and act as a face for the organization in donor and prospect meetings.
This position will oversee our communications and marketing strategy and execution to strengthen our brand and help reshape the national narrative on immigration.
This position serves as the main point of contact for Welcoming America’s regional membership cohorts in the Rust Belt and Southeast regions, facilitating communication, events, planning, and collaboration of members.
This position is responsible for providing coordination and support to our membership network and will assist with communication, project planning and implementation, and other day-to-day activities in support of our local partners.
This position is responsible for day-to-day bookkeeping, office management, calendar coordination, information technology support, and more to ensure a smooth-functioning organization.
March 17th, 2015
We are excited to announce that Welcoming America founder and Executive Director David Lubell has been chosen as a 2015 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He has been selected from thousands of leaders for this prestigious program.
The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a community made up of the world’s most outstanding next-generation of leaders who have dedicated their time and talent to helping make the world a better place. Leaders hail from around the world and from all sectors of society including private, public, and civil society. Read the rest of this entry »
February 11th, 2015
Administrative Relief Resources
We encourage cities preparing for administrative relief to check out our recently released Administrative Relief Toolkit and to attend our flash webinar series on the topic. Register here for the Administrative Relief: Actions for Local Governments webinar.
Flash Webinar Series on Administrative Relief
This four-part webinar series will explore how communities are coming together to prepare for and implement administrative relief. Join us to learn from experts in the field and share promising approaches.
Webinar – Administrative Relief: Actions for Local Government
Thurs., Feb. 12 @ 1-1:30pm EST This webinar will cover the implications of administrative relief for local governments and their partners and steps to facilitate local implementation, as well as a discussion on current efforts to make the most of DACA expansion. Register here.
Webinar – Nonprofits on the Frontlines of Administrative Relief
Thurs., Feb. 26 @ 1-1:30pm EST This webinar will cover how nonprofits are rising to the challenges and opportunities of administrative relief. Register here.
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January 27th, 2015
Two months ago, President Obama issued the memorandum Creating Welcoming Communities and Fully Integrating Immigrants and Refugees establishing a White House Task Force on New Americans, an inter-agency effort to develop a coordinated federal strategy to better integrate New Americans into communities and engage receiving communities. Now, the White House is seeking your ideas to help shape the focus of federal immigrant integration strategy.
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