National Welcoming Week!

National Welcoming Week!

National Welcoming Week

September 15th-22nd, 2012

During the week of September 15th, 2012,Welcoming Rhode Island will join 22 other Welcoming America affiliates and partners across the country to participate in National Welcoming Week, a nationwide event that will promote meaningful connections and a spirit of unity between U.S. and foreign-born Americans by providing opportunities to learn about each other and work together for the greater good. Across the country, longtime residents and their new immigrant neighbors will join together during National Welcoming Week to take part in local community events, organized by Welcoming America’s affiliates and other national and local corporate partners, foundations, small businesses and residents of the community.

Throughout the week, Welcoming America’s affiliates will organize local activities that range from arts and culture events to joint service projects, all designed to lift up the positive messages and visibility of National Welcoming Week.  

Join Welcoming Rhode Island at our events!

“My Story, Our Community” Art Exhibit

Thursday, September 20, 2012 @ 5-9pm @ Atrium Gallery

35th Rhode Island Heritage Festival

Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 12-6pm @ Roger Williams Memorial Park