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Statement on the COVID-19 Situation

Rachel Peric | March 13, 2020

Dear Community Members, As the COVID-19 virus spreads across the nation and world, I want to inform you about the steps Welcoming America is taking to respond and monitor the situation.  Welcoming communities can and will play an important role, modeling how our values drive the decisions we make going forward, and we applaud the leadership already being demonstrated ...

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Just last week, Welcoming America and Global Detroit hosted a kickoff to welcome participants to the 2020 Welcoming Economies Technical Assistance Pilot (WE Pilot). These Welcoming Network members will work closely with the WE Pilot team to advance economic inclusion of immigrants and contribute to local economic development efforts that impact all residents. The WE Pilot will allow Welcoming America and ...

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Welcoming America Social Cohesion Series

Timothy Walden | December 17, 2019

The resources below are the three parts of Welcoming America's social cohesion serioes. Please take your time to explore each component. Building Cohesive Communities in an Era of Migration and Change Engaging Local Leaders to Foster Welcoming Communities Innovations in Building Meaningful Contact Across Difference If you have any questions or would like more information on the series please email&...

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Making Inclusion a Social Norm in America

Rachel Peric | December 6, 2019

By: Julie Gehrki, Vice President and COO, Walmart Foundation and  Rachel Peric, Executive Director, Welcoming America Inclusion builds stronger communities, that’s why the Walmart Foundation is providing Welcoming America with a $1 million grant to accelerate work led by communities across the country to promote belonging and inclusion. Communities work best when everyone who lives in them can belong ...

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