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On 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 movement 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 of our ...

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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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If you joined us in Pittsburgh, you heard me share the story of Mother’s Day - a holiday that didn’t originate as a Hallmark card,  but as a plea for peace, a manifesto, in the wake of the civil war, for mothers from all nations to come together to have a greater voice in the solutions to ...

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