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 and U.S.-born residents in a spirit of unity to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone – including new Americans.

Stay Involved

Get ready for next year's Welcoming Week: Sept. 15 - Sept. 24, 2017Sign up for our Welcoming America newsletter and our training announcements so you can receive emails about upcoming Welcoming Week webinars, toolkits, and more.


Show the World You Welcome

Show the world how you welcome! Snap a photo with the I'm a Welcomer sign and post it to social media with the hashtags #IWelcome and #WelcomingWeek.

Download the Sign

2016 by the Numbers


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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Host an Event

We rely on you, our local partners, to make Welcoming Week a success. Host a festival, a cooking class, a joint service project, anything that encourages connectivity and welcoming. If you’re interested in hosting, contact us and we’ll get you the resources needed to give your event the greatest impact.

What You'll Get After Signing Up

  • Register your event with Welcoming America so it’s searchable by others on our website 
  • Welcoming America branded materials available at a reduced cost 
  • Print-ready promotional materials

Submit Your Event

Our Partners

  • Break Away
  • Define American
  • Disciples Refugee & Immigration Ministries
  • Ethiopian Community Development Council
  • First Book
  • Green Card Voices
  • International Coalition of Sites of Conscience
  • International Rescue Committee
  • The New Americans Campaign
  • The New American Leaders Project
  • National Partnership for New Americans
  • Partnership for New American Economy
  • Repair the World
  • Shoulder to Shoulder
  • United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
  • Upwardly Global
  • U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
  • World Education
  • YMCA