Join Us for Welcoming Week

Welcoming Week 2017 is Sept. 15-24

Welcoming Week

Connecting neighbors, serving communities

During this annual series of events, communities bring together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone.

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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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.

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Sep 21 2017 (All day)
Tacoma, Washington

On September 21st, 2017, participating Tacoma-area restaurants will celebrate FLAVOR: Stand Up for Immigrants, Sit Down for a Meal — an annual dining fundraiser that brings together immigrants and U.S.-bor

Sep 23 2017 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
High Point, North Carolina

The City of High Point invites you to this year’s multicultural festival, “Hi-Fest” on Saturday September 23rd 11-7pm. There will be live music all day along with a beer garden, food trucks, kids zone, free parking and lots of prizes!

Sep 24 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Indianapolis, Indiana

Welcoming Indianapolis and the Immigrant Welcome Center invite newcomers, immigrants, refugees, and long-time residents of Indianapolis to come together at

Sep 24 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Decatur, Georgia

The Better Together Advisory Board, local photographer Beate Sass and the Decatur Education Foundation invites the community out to the unveiling of the I Am Decatur photo project and community conversations around Sunday supper.

Sep 17 2017 -
1:00pm to 9:00pm
Troy, Michigan

Sunday, Sept. 17 from 1 – 9 pm: International Day sponsored by the City of Troy’s Global Troy Committee


Our Partners

  • Define American
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • 8 Borders 8 Days
  • YMCA