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 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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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 5 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm
, Sep 18 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm
, Sep 19 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm
East King County, Washington

Starting on September 5th with the Cities of Kirkland, Issaquah, and Sammamish, East King County municipalities will read the 2nd Annual Welcoming Week Proclamation at their public City Council meetings. The City of Bellevue will read its proclamation on Sept.

Sep 6 2017 -
3:15pm to 6:30pm
San Jose, California

The New Americans Campaign invites you to attend a citizenship application assistance workshop if you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen. During these workshops, we will help you determine your naturalization application eligibility and help you complete an application.

Sep 7 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Imprisonment of women activists in Tehran’s Evin prison. Bombardment of neighborhoods and cities in Afghanistan and Syria. Looting of national museums and libraries in Iraq. Massacre of Rana Plaza garment factory workers in Bangladesh.

Sep 7 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Palo Alto, California

The New Americans Campaign invites you to attend a citizenship application assistance workshop if you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen. During these workshops, we will help you determine your naturalization application eligibility and help you complete an application.

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  • The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
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  • National Immigration Law Center
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  • WES Global Talent Bridge
  • World Education
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