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Amy Eusebio, the executive director of the Office of Immigrant Affairs, poses in front of the City Hall gates with a group of young people in matching vibrant attire
Photo by Maria Giraldo Gallo. Amy Eusebio, Executive Director of the Office of Immigrant Affairs, joined by Palante, a Latino dance troupe.
Friday, Sept. 10 - Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

Welcoming Week 2021

Welcoming immigrants and connecting communities.

Official event information

When

Friday, Sept. 10 - Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

A national initiative, Welcoming Week builds common ground in Philadelphia’s communities. It encourages dialogue and forges relationships between immigrants, refugees, and U.S.-born citizens.

As a Welcoming City, Philadelphia has shown its commitment to this national cause for over five years by coordinating events and programming. This year, the Office of Immigrant Affairs and its partners are curating events that touch on the national theme of “Belonging Begins with Us.”

Events

  • Jun
    20
    African Restaurant Week
    All Day

    African Restaurant Week

    June 20, 2024
    All Day
    This is part of Immigrant Heritage Month Programming. Please visit https://africanrestaurantweek.com/philadelphia-parw-2/ for more information
  • Jun
    20
    Understanding the Experiences of New Black Immigrants in Philadelphia: Academic-Community Advocacy Efforts
    9:00 am to 10:30 am
    Virtual

    Understanding the Experiences of New Black Immigrants in Philadelphia: Academic-Community Advocacy Efforts

    June 20, 2024
    9:00 am to 10:30 am, 2 hours
    Virtual
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    This is part of Immigrant Heritage Month Programming, hosted by Black Immigrant Health Workgroup, Urban Health Collaborative Drexel University. 

    Panel Discussion to shed light on the unique experiences, challenges, and resilience of recent Black Immigrants in Philadelphia. The main aim is to foster an understanding of the experiences to promote effective advocacy through community action and research.

    To register, please visit: https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIucOGrqT0vHdBYjZEUfEDAtK6KOpSZ7Bw5
  • Jun
    20
    A Quick Guide to Philly's Labor Laws: Compliance Support for Business Owners
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Virtual

    A Quick Guide to Philly's Labor Laws: Compliance Support for Business Owners

    June 20, 2024
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1 hour
    Virtual
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    This is part of Immigrant Heritage Month Programming, hosted by Office of Worker Protections.

    The Department of Labor invites immigrant business owners to join a virtual session to better understand Philadelphia's labor laws, and the resources available to help ensure their businesses are compliant. The Department will review the existing laws, which Employers are covered, and the various programs and forms of assistance Employers can access from the Department.

    To register, please visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArcOGsrD0vH9F1ogG7N5gYSXRfaqYMpsK-#/registration

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