Welcoming Week | Welcoming America

Build common ground in your community

Save the date: Welcoming Week 2019 is Sept. 13-22

What is Welcoming Week?

During this annual series of events, communities bring together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. In 2018, there were more than 800 events around the country.



Show the World You Welcome

Now more than ever, we need to stand up for immigrants and refugees.  Show the world that you welcome by joining the Welcomer campaign.

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Welcomer Signs & Postcards

Our multilingual Welcomer signs and Welcoming Week Postcards are a fun and easy way to show community support for everyone, including immigrants and refugees, and lift up our shared values.

Click the links below to download a Welcomer sign in one of 9 languages or a postcard in one of 8 languages.

Download Welcomer Sign

Download Welcoming Week Postcards


Welcoming Week logo

Host an Event

Host a festival, volunteer project, shared dinner, or any event that encourages connectivity and dialogue. Welcoming America will give you the tools you need to make it a success.

What You'll Get After Signing Up

  • National, searchable event listing
  • Planning webinars and toolkits
  • Discounted merchandise
  • Promotional support 
  • Branded marketing materials

Submit Your Event

Welcoming Week Map

For a more detailed list of events in your area, use the list and filter options below the map.

Find an Event

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Use the optional filters below to refine your search for events.

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Sep 22 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Ashburn, Virginia

Open Towers is pleased to partner with Welcoming America to promote its “Welcoming Week” celebrations – to showcase the work we do to welcome international students, scholars, alumni, and expats. 

Sep 22 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
white plains, New York

Woodlands Community Temple is committed to keeping the US as a safe haven for refugees. They will be asking congregants to wite post cards to elected officials telling them that they do not accept President Trump's cap of 30,000 for 2019.


Sep 22 2018 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Clarkston, Georgia

Sep 30 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
White, New York

Please join us for an open forum on religious discrimination, xenophobia and racism- what is happening at our borders and how we can overcome it, with presentations by three individuals deeply involved with the issue. Questions and answers to follow.

Sep 17 2018 -
11:15am to 2:00pm
Fort Myers, Florida

Lutheran Services Florida and Dunbar Community School present Welcome Week: Spirit of Community & Inclusion Awards Luncheon



Our Partners

  • 8 Borders 8 Days
  • American Immigration Council
  • American Pakistan Foundation
  • Center for American Progress
  • Define American
  • First Book
  • I Am An Immigrant
  • Imprint
  • International Rescue Committee
  • The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • NALEO Educational Fund
  • National Immigration Law Center
  • National Partnership for New Americans
  • The New Americans Campaign (new)
  • New American Economy
  • Welcome.us
  • Welcome Blanket
  • WES Global Talent Bridge
  • World Education
  • YMCA

Interested in partnering with us? Contact us at [email protected] to learn more.