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Welcoming America’s mission to create communities where all people are valued and can thrive has never been more important.  As board members, it has been our privilege to support the incredible success of the organization and spread of Welcoming communities, which now can be found in every corner of the country working to make life better for immigrants, ...

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Today, Welcoming America announces changes to our organizational leadership team. Founder and Executive Director David Lubell will be transitioning from his role to focus on the organization’s burgeoning work internationally. The Board of Directors has tapped Rachel Peric to become the new Executive Director.  In a letter to stakeholders, Welcoming America’s Board said "Since joining the organization ...

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Today, Welcoming America joins the iMarch for Immigration Campaign calling on Congress to protect Dreamers now. Dreamers are a generation of nearly 800,000 young adults who came to the United States as children. They have grown up as Americans, pledging allegiance to our flag, and have worked side by side with all Americans to build a more vital nation. Through Deferred ...

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  Osmany Chauvin Elias, a client of Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM), has formed a friendship with prominent jazz pianist and KRM volunteer Harry Pickens, who has mentored Elias as he develops as a professional musician. The two also play music together at KRM community events. Watch their story of building a friendship through the KRM Live project.   &...

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