Welcoming Week | Welcoming America

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Save the date: Welcoming Week 2019 is Sept. 13-22

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 2018, there were more than 800 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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Welcomer Signs & Postcards

Our multilingual Welcomer signs and Welcoming Week Postcards are a fun and easy way to show community support for everyone, including immigrants and refugees, and lift up our shared values.

Click the links below to download a Welcomer sign in one of 9 languages or a postcard in one of 8 languages.

Download Welcomer Sign

Download Welcoming Week Postcards


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.

Find an Event

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Use the optional filters below to refine your search for events.

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Aug 29 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Tiffin, Ohio

Tiffin Welcomes the World is a reception which invites local business people, non-profit organization, and community members to meet and greet more than 400 international students (new and returning) who will spend this academic year at Heidelberg University, Tiffin University, or at local high s

Sep 11 2018 -
9:15am to 9:45am
Tiffin, Ohio

This event is to offer open dialogue for students who have traveled abroad and international students to share experiences about living in a different country as part of "Welcoming Week" (a nationwide event to make the U.S. more welcoming for international visitors).  I will bring pizza!

Sep 25 2018 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Sioux City, Iowa

Learn the challenges involved in immigrating to the U.S. and trying to become a U.S. Citizen by stepping into an immigrant's shoes.

Call 712.258.5137 to register. Child care and food available!

Sep 21 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Sioux City, Iowa

Citizenship Clinic - by appointment only (call 712.258.5137) - complete the application for naturalization for free with our immigration attorney partners.

Prepare to naturalize - 9am, 12pm, 3pm

Sep 17 2018 -
7:45am to 8:30am
, Sep 17 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sioux City, Iowa

Since 1921, the Mary J. Treglia Community House has welcomed, educated, empowered and advocated for our community's newest residents.


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.