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Create home with us during Welcoming Week 2020

Timothy Walden | July 20, 2020

What does home mean to you? In this pandemic, we may be redefining where home is, what makes us feel at home, or how to make home a more inclusive and equal place for all. That is why our theme for this year’s Welcoming Week is “Creating Home Together”. Through virtual spaces and digital sharing, Welcoming America and our ...

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A new home for Welcoming America swag

Timothy Walden | July 16, 2020

The Welcoming America online store has reopened on Shopify! From T-shirts to magnets, the new store offers the same swag items from our previous store, with some additions reflecting recent campaigns and initiatives. Visit Store Shipping is also more streamlined, with more options on shipping times, no minimums on quantity, and international shipping. With each purchase, you support our ...

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In coming months, Welcoming America will be revisiting the Welcoming Standard—the guiding document for communities aspiring to be inclusive places for immigrants and all residents. You can explore the Welcoming Standard to see the kinds of policies and practices that communities should have in place.  We also know that there are many factors that go into creating a ...

Liz Cedillo-Pereira joins Network Leadership Committee

Welcoming America | July 10, 2020

Welcoming America is pleased to welcome Mary Elizbeth (Liz) Cedillo-Pereira as the newest member of our Network Leadership Committee. Liz Cedillo-Pereira is currently the Chief of Equity and Inclusion for the City of Dallas, TX. She previously served as the Director of the Office of Welcoming Communities and Immigrant Affairs (WCIA) where she oversaw the Strategic Welcoming Plan for the ...

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