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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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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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