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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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

 

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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.

Find an Event

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Sep 20 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Claremont, California

Welcome Week America: Our Stories

Sep 19 2018 (All day)
Claremont, California

Art Show & Fingerprint Wall

Sep 18 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Claremont, California

Welcoming Week America: Conversation with the Deans

Sep 17 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Claremont, California

Faculty Session: Supporting International Students

 

A session to help faculty better understand how to support immigrant and nonimmigrant communities inside and outside of the classroom. 

Sep 18 2017 - 6:30pm to Sep 18 2018 - 8:30pm
West Palm Beach, Florida

After discussing the book with students and people from the community, distinguished members of our community will share their inspiring stories. We will also be joined by participants of the Palm Beach County Refugee Task Force and some other local agencies.

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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.