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Welcoming Economies pilot program celebrates 2020 success

Welcoming America | January 19, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA was one of three cities that participated in our Welcoming Economies Pilot Program.

When Welcoming America launched its Welcoming Economies pilot (WE Pilot) program in early 2020 with Global Detroit, we never thought the program would be born into a world grappling with a pandemic and an unprecedented election season. Through this uncertainty, we still found success with the WE Pilot and our local partners in Champaign-Urbana, IL, Louisville, KY, and Pittsburgh, PA.  ...

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Welcoming America is pleased to announce the newest members to its board of directors: Deborah Richardson is Executive Director of the International Human Trafficking Institute at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, GA, which leads the Metro Atlanta Coalition to End Human Trafficking. Previously, Deborah served in leadership roles at the Women’s Funding Network, Atlanta ...

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Press Release Welcoming America, a national nonprofit organization leading a movement of inclusive communities, announces two advisory groups to lead the 12-month review of the Welcoming Standard, the guiding set of principles that outlines the core of what it means for a community to be truly welcoming, particularly in terms of immigrant and refugee residents. The Content Advisory Board has ...

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National initiative encourages welcoming attitudes and actions in communities across America Decatur, GA, December 3, 2020 – Welcoming America today announced Belonging Begins With Us, a national campaign dedicated to fostering a more welcoming nation where everyone feels that they belong, regardless of their background or where they were born.  Led by the Ad Council, the effort is supported by a broad ...

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