Welcoming Week | Welcoming America

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Save the date: Welcoming Week 2018 is Sept. 14-23

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 2017, there were more than 700 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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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

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

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Oct 10 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Russellville, Arkansas

Mayor Randy Horton will issue proclamation at Hispanic Heritage Month Event at Arkansas Tech University.  

Oct 13 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Conway, Arkansas

Mayor Bart Castleberry will be reading a welcoming proclamation at the grand opening of the Arkansas United Community Coalition Immigrant Resource Center in Conway, AR.

Sep 5 2017 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Mayor Washington signed and read a Welcoming Proclamation and a brief meeting followed to where Arkansas United Community Coalition discussed DACA and Know Your Rights information and updates.

Sep 23 2017 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Playa Del Rey, California

Our Global Programs office is dedicated to creating a safe space for our international students. We welcome diversity and acceptance in our Global Programs office and want to share this with them!!!

Oct 10 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Boise, Idaho

Tidwell is starting up a monthly dinner for Boise's international communities. The purpose of this event is to strengthen and build support networks amongst all members of the community.


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.