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

Show the world how you welcome! Snap a photo with the I'm a Welcomer sign and post it to social media with the hashtags #IWelcome and #WelcomingWeek.

Download the Sign

Welcoming Week logo

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)
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!

Sep 15 2017 (All day) to Sep 24 2017 (All day)
Omaha, Nebraska

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)
Union, New Jersey

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)
Fort Wayne, Indiana

During Welcoming Week, YMCAs nationwide bring together immigrants and U.S.-born residents in their communities 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)
Buffalo, New York

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

  • Define American
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • 8 Borders 8 Days
  • YMCA