Welcoming America is a national, grassroots-driven collaborative that works to promote mutual respect and cooperation between foreign-born and U.S.-born Americans. The ultimate goal of Welcoming America is to create a welcoming atmosphere – community by community – in which immigrants are more likely to integrate into the social fabric of their adopted hometowns.

We’re Hiring!

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… read more

We’re Hiring! We're Hiring!

The World Economic Forum Names David Lubell a 2015 Young Global Leader

We are excited to announce that Welcoming America founder and Executive Director David Lubell has been chosen as a 2015 Young Global Leader by… read more

The World Economic Forum Names David Lubell a 2015 Young Global Leader The World Economic Forum Names David Lubell a 2015 Young Global Leader

WA Updates: Administrative Relief Resources, Welcoming Refugees Communications Contest, and More

Administrative Relief Resources We encourage cities preparing for administrative relief to check out our recently released Administrative Relief… read more

WA Updates: Administrative Relief Resources, Welcoming Refugees Communications Contest, and More WA Updates: Administrative Relief Resources, Welcoming Refugees Communications Contest, and More

Share your voice on federal immigrant welcome & inclusion

Two months ago, President Obama issued the memorandum Creating Welcoming Communities and Fully Integrating Immigrants and Refugees establishing… read more

Share your voice on federal immigrant welcome & inclusion Share your voice on federal immigrant welcome & inclusion

Keep the momentum going

Dear Welcomers, It has been an incredible year. Together, we lifted up welcoming at a national – and international – level. We… read more

Keep the momentum going Keep the momentum going

An incredible honor from the President

This Tuesday, I had the honor of flying on Air Force One with President Obama to Nashville to celebrate the city as an exemplar of what a welcoming… read more

An incredible honor from the President An incredible honor from the President

We’re Hiring!

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 jobs@welcomingamerica.org, and thank you for helping us build a more welcoming America!

Job Openings

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.

Development and Partnership Officer

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.

Director of Communications and Marketing

This position will oversee our communications and marketing strategy and execution to strengthen our brand and help reshape the national narrative on immigration.

Regional Manager

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.

Network Coordinator

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.

Operations Coordinator

This position is responsible for day-to-day bookkeeping, office management, calendar coordination, information technology support, and more to ensure a smooth-functioning organization.

The World Economic Forum Names David Lubell a 2015 Young Global Leader

March 17th, 2015

WEF

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 »

WA Updates: Administrative Relief Resources, Welcoming Refugees Communications Contest, and More

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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Share your voice on federal immigrant welcome & inclusion

January 27th, 2015

Share Your Vision

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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