Welcoming Week September 13-22

Welcoming Week celebrates the growing movement of inclusive communities that fully embrace New Americans and their contributions to the social fabric of our country. Created by YMCA of the USA’s national partner Welcoming America, Welcoming Week brings together immigrants and U.S.-born residents to promote cross-cultural understanding and raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone.

Champaign County, Illinois joins Welcoming America and the New American Welcome Center at the University YMCA to celebrate national Welcoming Week 2019, Sept. 13-22, showing the world that how we support communities in moving beyond divisiveness and fragmentation, bring together newcomers and longstanding residents, stand in solidarity with impacted communities.