Welcoming Interactive + Welcoming Economies Convening Office Hours

Office hours are a way to discuss and discover more about a subject with Welcoming America staff or partners. You're welcome to attend multiple office hours, however we ask that no more than 3 people per organization attend each session. Descriptions are included below. We'll email you at a later date, before the conference, with specific sign up times. 

Meet the new Executive Director of Welcoming America
Come meet Welcoming America's new executive director, Rachel Peric. Spend a few minutes sharing your experiences and learn more about her vision for Welcoming America.

Creating Pockets of ExcellenceAs managers of people, projects, and civic priorities, we are challenged to create pockets of function in challenging organizations and environments. These office hours will provide a thought partner for creating function within dysfunction and generating excellent results.

Certified WelcomingCommunities that participate in Certified Welcoming have the opportunity to complete a comprehensive third-party evaluation, identify gaps and successes, and formally set their community apart as leaders in the movement. Sit down with an expert for to ask questions and strategize.

Navigating anti-immigrant policiesCommunities are navigating a host of anti-immigrant legislation at the federal, state, and local level. Speak one-on-one with experts on immigration policy about how your community can effectively navigate and respond to these measures. Bring your questions about universal representation, legal defense funds, and sanctuary policies.