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Communications and Messaging

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Welcoming Webinar

In this webinar, Welcoming America unveiled a brand new toolkit entitled Reframing Refugees: Messaging Toolkit. Guest speakers discussed ways to use messaging and events to promote the positive contributions of refugees to their communities.

Welcoming Webinar

Leaders from the local government, business, and nonprofit sectors help set the tone for refugee reception. Finding ways to engage them as key champions for your work helps strengthen program credibility, secure additional resources, and attract a broader base of support for refugees.

While Shelbyville is, in many ways, a typical southern town, it is also unique. Several of the residents appearing in the documentary and on this website are active participants of the Welcoming Tennessee Initiative, a statewide effort to help improve relations between long-term residents and immigrant newcomers. 

An overview of how to bring together community members to address misunderstandings and stereotypes. This clip is featured in “Building a Nation of Neighbors,” a Shelbyville Multimedia video module for bridge-building between newcomers and long time residents, adapted from the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville directed and produced by Kim A. Snyder.

Background on the Welcoming approach of reversing negative images of immigrants by using strategic communications. This clip is featured in “Building a Nation of Neighbors,” a Shelbyville Multimedia video module for bridge-building between newcomers and long time residents, adapted from the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville directed and produced by Kim A. Snyder.

Context on Welcoming America’s work bringing immigrants and long-time residents into direct, facilitated contact. This clip is featured in “Building a Nation of Neighbors,” a Shelbyville Multimedia video module for bridge-building between newcomers and long time residents, adapted from the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville directed and produced by Kim A. Snyder.

An overview of how the Welcoming model approaches local leadership development. This clip is featured in “Building a Nation of Neighbors,” a video module for bridge-building between newcomers and long time residents, adapted from the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville directed and produced by Kim A. Snyder.

An introduction to the Welcoming model and how it relates to the community of Shelbyville. This clip is featured in “Building a Nation of Neighbors,” a Shelbyville Multimedia video module for bridge-building between newcomers and long time residents, adapted from the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville directed and produced by Kim A. Snyder.

This tool provides an overview of strategies to engage the broader community in an immigrant integration context and offers numerous examples of projects throughout the country.

This guide is a tool that was developed by the Public Conversations Project for Welcoming America. This will help you plan a dialogue, which Welcoming America believes is a key part of any Welcoming initiative.

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