Welcoming Affiliates


Alabama Missouri
California Nebraska
Colorado New Hampshire
Connecticut New York, Long Island
Idaho North Carolina
Indiana Oregon
Maine Rhode Island
Massachusetts Tennessee
Michigan Utah

To learn more about becoming a nonprofit member/affiliate, please email Ellen Gallagher.

Welcoming America also has initiatives in other cities and counties across the country through our Welcoming Cities & Counties initiative.  To learn more about this initiative, including participating partners, please click here.


Initiative: Welcoming Alabama
Host: Alabama Appleseed
Web: www.welcomingalabama.com
Contact: Shay Farley | shay.farley@alabamaappleseed.org


Initiative: You, Me, We = Oakley!
Host: The City of Oakley
Web: www.youmeweoakley.org
Contact: Gabriela Banos-Galvan | gaby@youmeweoakley.org
Initiative: Redwood City Together
Host: Redwood City 2020
Web: www.rwc2020.org/redwood-city-together
Contact: Madeleine Kane | mkane@redwoodcity.org


Initiative: Welcoming Colorado
Host: The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition
Web: www.welcomingcolorado.org
Contact: Nicole Melaku | nicole@coloradoimmigrant.org



Initiative: Welcoming Hartford
Host: Hartford Public Library
Web: www.hplct.org/library-services/immigration-citizenship
Contact: Homa Naficy | naficy@hplct.org



Initiative: Welcoming Idaho
Host: Idaho Community Action Network
Web: www.welcomingidaho.org
Contact: Fernando Mejia | fernando@idahocan.org



Initiative: Welcoming Indianapolis
Host: Immigrant Welcome Center
Web: www.immigrantwelcomecenter.org
Contact: Hanako Gavia | hgavia@immigrantwelcomecenter.org



Initiative: Welcoming Maine
Host: The Telling Room
Web: http://www.welcomingmaine.org
Contact: Sarah Davis |



Initiative: Welcoming Massachusetts
Host: Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
Web: www.welcomingma.org
Contact: Cristina Aguilera | caguilera@miracoalition.org



Initiative: Welcoming Michigan
Host: Michigan Immigrant Rights Center
Web: www.welcomingmichigan.org
Contact: Jonathan Romero | jromero@michiganimmigrant.org, Christine Sauve | csauve@michiganimmigrant.org



Initiative: Welcoming Missouri
Host: Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates
Web: www.welcomingmissouri.org
Contact: Vanessa Crawford Aragon | vanessa@mira-mo.org



Initiative: Nebraska Is Home
Host: Nebraska Appleseed
Web: www.nebraskaishome.org
Contact: Christa Yoakum | cyoakum@neappleseed.org

New Hampshire:

Initiative: Welcoming New Hampshire
Host: New Hampshire Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees
Web: www.welcomingnh.org
Contact: Janeth Orozco | jorozco@miracoalition.org, Eva Castillo | ecastillo@miracoalition.org

New York

Initiative: Welcoming Long Island
Host: Long Island Wins
Web: www.welcominglongisland.com
Contact: Hendel Leiva | hleiva@longislandwins.com

North Carolina:

Initiative: Uniting NC
Host: Uniting NC
Web: www.unitingnc.org
Contact: Dan Rearick | dan@unitingnc.org


Initiative: Welcoming Oregon
Host: Rural Organizing Project
Web: www.rop.org/welcoming-communities
Contact: Amanda Aguilar Shank | amanda@rop.org

Rhode Island:

Initiative: Welcoming Rhode Island
Host: Dorcas International Institute
Web: www.welcomingri.org
Contact: Mary Ellen Lynch | maryellenlynch@diiri.org



Initiative: Welcoming Tennessee
Host: Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)
Web: www.welcomingtn.org
Contact: Eben Cathy | eben@tnimmigrant.org


Initiative: Welcoming Utah
Host: Comunidades Unidas/Communities United
Web: www.cuutah.org
Contact: Diana Paredes | diana@cuutah.org