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Welcoming in a New Era

David Lubell | January 19, 2017

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During this time of great uncertainty and fear for so many, all of us at Welcoming America stand shoulder to shoulder with you in our belief that welcoming must be an essential part of our collective future. Making sure all Americans – including immigrants – are able to participate fully in our communities will lead to greater prosperity for everyone; and ...

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    Stay-at-home mom Becca Clary found common ground with Sudanese refugee Fatima Bakhit through a cultural exchange program at Kentucky Refugee Ministries. Not only has Becca helped Fatima feel welcome in her new home and learn English, she also has gained a friend.  Building a nation of neighbors starts right where you are: in your community, and there ...

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We are here for you

David Lubell | November 10, 2016

The last few days have been difficult for so many in our country. To the one in four Americans who is an immigrant or the child of an immigrant - this is your home, you belong here, and we fight alongside you. To families who fear being torn apart by deportations - our country must be better than that. To ...

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Stand Together and Neighbors Together will help you build understanding in your community and counter fear of “others” by sharing promising practices of welcome for all. We hope that these toolkits strengthen your community as residents get to know their neighbors. Demographic changes are happening across the United States, and many Americans don’t know who their new neighbors are ...

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