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Building Belonging Through Advocacy

Webinar three of three in the Building Belonging Through Art, Sports, and Advocacy Webinar Series This final segment of the Building Belonging Through Art, Sports, and Advocacy webinar series was originally recorded on January 25. Watch to explore the role of advocacy in building bridges within communities. Dynamic speakers discussed abolition work, dismantling systemic barriers,…

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Building Belonging Through Sports

Webinar two of three in the Building Belonging Through Art, Sports, and Advocacy Webinar Series. Hosted by Welcoming America on January 18, 2024, in this webinar we explore how sports can be part of building belonging between immigrants and U.S.-born residents. Watch to uncover inspiring stories of individuals using this avenue to break cultural barriers,…

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Webinar: Building Belonging Through Art

Webinar one of three in the Building Belonging Through Art, Sports, and Advocacy Webinar Series Hosted by Welcoming America on January 11, in this webinar recording we explore the transformative potential of art in building belonging between immigrants and U.S.-born residents. Watch to uncover inspiring stories of individuals using this avenue to break cultural barriers,…

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You Are Kin, You Are Welcome Here: AHLAN Manual & Resettlement Partnerships in Higher Ed

Originally broadcasted on November 7, 2023. In this webinar, you will learn how to partner with colleges and universities to build campus-community ecosystems that support refugee inclusion by using the newly released action guide, Ahlan: A Manual for Establishing Resettlement Campuses Together (2023): https://welcomingamerica.org/resource… Why now? There is a growing movement in the U.S. to…

Connected Communities, Education, Refugees
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How Education Institutions and Community-Based Organizations Use Home Visits to Strengthen Connections with Newcomer and Immigrant Families

Home visits are a valuable tool for both school educators and community-based organizations in their efforts to make lasting and meaningful connections with new immigrant families and individuals. Recorded on October 24, this webinar was hosted in partnership with the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL). During the recording, you will gain valuable insights from a…

Connected Communities, Education
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Webinar: Kick Off Your End-of-Year-Giving!

Are you ready to create a powerful impact and foster a sense of belonging this giving season? On October 19, we hosted a webinar called, “Kick off your End-of-Year Giving” to provide you with tips about how to craft a successful giving campaign that resonates with individual donors and propels your mission forward. We brought…

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AHLAN Manual

Created and published by the organization Every Campus A Refuge based in Greensboro, North Carolina, and sponsored by Welcoming America’s Fund to Foster Belonging, the AHLAN Manual is the premier implementation guide for making higher education institutions welcoming to refugees. Named “Ahlan,” which is a term used to express welcome in Arabic, this manual provides…

Education, Refugees
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Webinar Recording: Advocating for Immigrant Digital Equity

The Digital Equity Act is an unprecedented investment in digital equity and inclusion for everyone in the U.S. During this webinar, recorded on September 27, speakers explored advocacy resources from World Education’s Transforming Immigrant Digital Equity project created to help ensure immigrants and refugees won’t be left behind. In addition, Hennepin County, Minnesota presented a…

Equitable Access
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Assisting Undocumented Entrepreneurs

On August 29, Welcoming America, Build from Within Alliance, and Immigrants Rising, hosted this webinar for all business support organizations, welcoming initiatives and others who want to learn more about programs and strategies that provide capital access and business planning services to undocumented immigrant entrepreneurs and business owners. Many welcoming programs, small business support organizations…

Economic Development
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