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This is Civity: Rachel Peric, Welcoming America

Timothy Walden | September 10, 2019

Rachel Peric, executive director of Welcoming America, visits the This Is Civity Podcast to discuss the importance of inclusion in communities, and how government and business leaders can lead the way in taking specific actions to make immigrants feel more welcome. Listen here. 

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As we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Founding of Welcoming America, there has never been a more urgent time for welcomers around the world to come together, and we are gratified to see the global work thrive and grow stronger every day! Today, around 250 communities around the world are part of the international Welcoming movement! In the last 10 years ...

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Civity and Welcoming America are pleased to announce a new partnership to offer training and coaching assistance to selected communities interested in deepening work to foster connections across difference. Civity is a national nonprofit founded in 2012 that encourages and supports people to connect with others who are different from them. Working with Welcoming Network members in local communities, Civity will ...

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From Grieving to Galvanizing

Rachel Peric | August 5, 2019

Dear Friends, Our hearts are heavy with grief for the families who lost loved ones this weekend in Dayton and El Paso.  We also mourn the victims of the more than 250 mass shootings that have taken place this year, many fueled by hate. We all want to live in communities that are safe, and where all of us  ...

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