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 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

Submit Your Event

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 15 2017 (All day) to Sep 24 2017 (All day)
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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 15 2017 (All day) to Sep 26 2017 (All day)
Greenville, South Carolina

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 15 2017 (All day) to Sep 24 2017 (All day)
Saint Louis, Missouri

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 15 2017 (All day) to Sep 24 2017 (All day)
Indianapolis, Indiana

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! The Arthur R.

Sep 15 2017 (All day) to Sep 24 2017 (All day)
Palo Alto, California

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!

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Our Partners

  • 8 Borders 8 Days
  • Center for American Progress
  • Define American
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • National Immigration Law Center
  • New American Economy
  • Welcome Blanket
  • YMCA