Health equity + immigrant inclusion

A welcoming community is a healthy community.

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Who We Are

Welcoming America inspires people to build a different kind of community – one that embraces immigrants and fosters opportunity for all.

We are leading a movement of inclusive communities across the nation becoming more prosperous by making everyone who lives there feel like they belong.  

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The YMCA will host 50 Welcoming Week events! Will you partner with us too?

YMCA of the USA and Welcoming America share a vision of building more inclusive and ... Read More

50 cities and counties honored at White House

Local innovations to welcome all residents, including immigrants and refugees, are driving cultural vitality, prosperity, ... Read More

CNN op-ed: How refugees help their new communities

While much has been written about strengthening borders and toughening immigration law, relatively little attention ... Read More

Stories of Impact

Dancing to a New Tune

Nashville made a decision to embrace New Americans and invest in its immigrant communities. The result is a vibrant, international hub that is music to everyone's ears.

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Welcoming America is an award-winning, internationally-recognized organization

We are honored to have received recognition from the World Economic Forum, White House, Chronicle of Philanthropy, and others.

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