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In these unprecedented times of both a pandemic and national conversation on racism, the need for communities to translate welcoming values into policies and practices that create more inclusive environments is greater than ever. That is why we are pleased to announce the newest additions to the growing list of Certified Welcoming places in the United States: the City of ...

June 20 is World Refugee Day. As an internationally-designated day of the United Nations, World Refugee Day was established as a way for people across the world to show solidarity for refugees and to honor their resilience and determination to find safe haven. By the end of 2018, 70.8 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or ...

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Immigrant Heritage Month celebrates the stories of immigrants and those with immigrant heritage. In this post, Welcoming America staff share their experience with immigration and/or their immigrant heritage.  What is your experience with immigration? "With my family's story as the backdrop, my personal and professional networks have always included friends and colleagues with diverse immigration experiences whose ...

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Welcoming America announces financial support to local communities committed to improving translation and interpretation services in emergency management As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt communities, local leaders have stepped up as models of trustworthy and effective communication. However, they still need help putting inclusive emergency management into practice so all residents receive, understand, and participate in the recovery process. ...

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