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September 12 - September 20

Welcoming Week 2020

September 12, 2020 September 20, 2020 EDT

Welcoming Week is a national celebration of the growing movement of inclusive communities that fully embrace immigrants and their contributions to the social fabric of our country!

Created by YMCA of the USA’s (Y-USA) national partner Welcoming America, Welcoming Week brings together immigrants and US-born residents at community-based and virtual events. These events foster cross-cultural understanding and help to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone.

We invite you to participate in Welcoming Week with the following activities, events, and much more!

Download a Welcoming Week Activity Card
  • National Virtual Kickoff Event | September 12 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Join Welcoming America for the start of Welcoming Week with inspiring messages, stories, music, dance performances, and more!
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  • Virtual Panel | September 14 from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    • Enjoy community bridge building activities hosted by YMCA of Metro Milwaukee and Goodwill.
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  • Virtual Discussion | September 17 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    • What is Asian? Delve deeper into the diversity within the Asian community with the Asian-American Pacific Islander Coalition of Wisconsin and YMCA of Metro Milwaukee.
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