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


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

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Sep 18 2018 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Columbus, Ohio

Underserved Audiences and Engagement—  Strategies for institutions to be more welcoming


Sep 23 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Welcome to the celebration of 69th National Day of People Republic of China!

Sep 14 2018 (All day)
Hilo, Hawaii

New international students at the University of Hawaii at Hilo will meet their host families.  Host families are families in the community who volunteer to host international students while they are studying in the United States.

Sep 15 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Northeast Philadelphia Chinese Association (NEPCA) is founded to address the needs of Chinese residents. Our mission is to support them for achieving cultural, education, and economic advancements, building strong families, fostering community engagement, and contributing to the region.

Sep 19 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Saint Petersburg, Florida

This event will be a student-led panel discussion consisting of USFSP students from various cultural backgrounds speaking on their personal experiences in USFSP community. This is meant for all students/staff to come and respectfully engage and learn from the discussion by asking questions.


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.