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Member Spotlight: Resilience during COVID-19 in Salt Lake County

Welcoming America | April 8, 2020

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*As the COVID-19 crisis continues, we share the stories and experiences of the Welcoming Network in responding to the crisis in their communities as well as the challenges facing immigrant-serving nonprofit organizations. This week, we hear from Ze “Zee” Xiao, Director of the Mayor’s Office for New Americans in Salt Lake County, UT. COVID-19 has disrupted daily life all ...

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Last Friday, we wrote a message urging members of Congress to consider the impact of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on American nonprofits and local communities, including those with immigrant and refugee populations.  With the passage of a $2 trillion stimulus package comes much needed economic relief, particularly in alleviating the financial burdens of small businesses ...

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**For our members: we encourage you to share this message with your Representatives, networks, and on social media.** As Congress prepares to vote and pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) this Friday, Welcoming America urges members of the House of Representatives to fully consider the bill’s impact on 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and on all ...

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How to be a good neighbor during a crisis

Lola Pak | March 25, 2020

As the spread of COVID-19 continues, we are inspired by the ways our Welcoming Network members continue to be positive role models for what it means to be a good neighbor, especially during times of crisis. We know that places that invest long-term in approaches to resilience will find themselves better prepared to confront the challenges of tomorrow. Here are ...

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