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 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

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Sep 20 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
, Sep 21 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Madison, Wisconsin

“Who We Are” poster workshop – Be an International Student Ambassador!



Sep 20 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
, Sep 21 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Madison, Wisconsin

“Who We Are” poster workshop – Be an International Student Ambassador!



Sep 20 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

There will be free food samples from local Burmese and Aghani refugees, free kayaking and canoeing, a free rock climbing wall, fishing hosted by the Department of Natural Resources and a short program.  The event is free and open to the public!

Sep 21 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Baltimore, Maryland

Join RYP supporters for a Welcome Week Happy Hour as they celebrate refugee youth that call Baltimore home.

A donation is encouraged but not required. Tacos and light appetizers will be provided. 10% of all drink purchases will be donated to RYP,



Sep 20 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Buffalo, New York

Why do refugees come to Buffalo? How do they get here? Who is coming? And what are the responsibilities of a Resettlement agency? Learn the answers to these questions and your own at this 90 minute presentation given by our Resettlement staff .

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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.