Welcoming America inspires people to build a different kind of community — one that embraces immigrants and fosters opportunity for all.
The Welcoming Network is a global group made up of a growing number of local governments, organizations and individuals who are committed to creating inclusive communities where everyone - including immigrants - can thrive. The Welcoming Network is an international initiative, and welcomes members from the United States as well as from countries around the world. International members receive support through our Welcoming International program.
Membership in the Welcoming Network is open to Units of Government (City, County, State, Country, Other (e.g. Township, Borough), Nonprofit Organizations (Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Agency, Immigrant Rights Organization, Newcomer Service Provider), and Individuals (Immigrant inclusion practitioners - U.S. individuals only).
Welcoming Network members in the rust belt can also opt in to the Welcoming Economies Global Network (WE Network). Participation is available to members in IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, NY, OH, PA, WI.