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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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 10 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:45pm
St. Louis, Missouri

Tickets: FREE. Available for pick up at the performance. Doors open 4:30 PM

Sep 11 2017 (All day) to Sep 29 2017 (All day)
Portland, Maine

Please visit us at the first floor rotunda of City Hall: at which you will find an enormous map of the world. If you are a first generation immigrant, you'll be asked to mark your country of origin.

Sep 11 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Westminster, Colorado

The Westminster City Council will formally recognize Sept. 15-24, 2017 as Welcoming Week in Westminster with the reading of a proclamation.

Sep 12 2017 -
7:00am to 7:00pm
Dallas, Texas

During Welcoming Week, YMCAs nationwide will bring together immigrants and U.S.-born residents to promote cross-cultural understanding and raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone!

Sep 12 2017 -
9:00am to 9:00pm
Redwood, 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.


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.