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 19 2018 - 12:00pm
Omaha, Nebraska

Bring your lunch and join us for a FREE viewing & facilitated discussion of “My Dear Americans.” Written and directed by Arpita Kumar, this short, 6 minute narrative film has a simple plot: a young Sikh immigrant couple heads to Costco to prepare for their Fourth of July barbecue when they co

Sep 14 2018 - 12:00pm
Omaha, Nebraska

Bring your lunch and join us for a FREE viewing & facilitated discussion of “My Dear Americans.” Written and directed by Arpita Kumar, this short, 6 minute narrative film has a simple plot: a young Sikh immigrant couple heads to Costco to prepare for their Fourth of July barbecue when they co

Sep 14 2018 (All day) to Sep 23 2018 (All day)
Omaha, Nebraska
  • Stop into any YMCA of Greater Omaha location and take a peek at the Family Tree Wall! Fill out a question sheet with your own thoughts & experiences and hang it up for others to read. Plus, check out some fun facts about our international organization, the YMCA!
Sep 14 2018 (All day) to Sep 16 2018 (All day)
Omaha, Nebraska

Events include a parade, a luncheon, a community fair, food vendors, a "Grito de Independencia", concerts, civic ceremonies, and more. 

Sep 13 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Omaha, Nebraska

Traditional Mexican meal will be served. Featuring local community leaders. 

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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.