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By Malka Kopell Click here for full article.    Earlier this fall, in partnership with Welcoming America, we offered our services to four of their Welcoming Communities following an RFP process. We have now started seeding civity in San Jose, CA; Champaign-Urbana, IL; Salt Lake County, UT; and Pittsburgh, PA! One of the most exciting things about these new ...

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Welcoming America Goes To The NIIC

Timothy Walden | November 6, 2019

On an unusually warm day in October, four Welcoming America staff traveled from their respective offices in DC, Atlanta, and Denver to Detroit for the National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC.) The NIIC is the largest national conference centered on immigrant integration and like the Welcoming Interactive, it moves locations each year. Each staffer had a different role at the conference ...

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Supporting thriving inclusive communities

Timothy Walden | November 5, 2019

Hon Iain Lees-Galloway Minister of Immigration 4 Ocotber 2019       PĀNUI PĀPĀHO MEDIA STATEMENT Supporting thriving inclusive communities   Creating thriving regions and inclusive local communities is the aim of the Welcoming Communities programme being rolled out across the country, says Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway today.   A successful pilot of the scheme ran over the ...

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Overview Welcoming America is expanding its reach in rural communities.  Through a competitive initiative, we will engage nine new rural communities in strengthening welcoming. Through technical assistance and coaching; free Welcoming America membership; and access to ongoing learning opportunities such as our national conference, online resources, and connections to peer communities, participating communities will build inclusion and become part ...

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