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Saturday, Sept. 10 - Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022

Welcoming Week 2022

Welcoming immigrants and connecting communities in Philadelphia through a series of cultural events and community dialogues.

Official event information

When

Saturday, Sept. 10 - Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022

As a Welcoming City, Philadelphia has shown its commitment to this national cause for over six years by coordinating events and programming throughout the city. This year, the Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) and its partners are curating events that touch on the national theme of “Where We Belong.” We invite you to join us in these diverse, inclusive, and thought-provoking discussions among our residents.

Welcoming Week is a national initiative developed in partnership with Welcoming America. By encouraging dialogue and forging relationships between immigrants, refugees, and U.S.-born citizens, this initiative builds common ground in Philadelphia’s communities.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy.

Events

  • Dec
    15
    Kazakhstan Flag Raising Ceremony
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
    Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    Kazakhstan Flag Raising Ceremony

    December 15, 2022
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 1 hour
    Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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  • Dec
    16
    Bangladesh Flag Raising Ceremony
    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    Bangladesh Flag Raising Ceremony

    December 16, 2022
    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, 1 hour
    Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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Partners

City partners

  • Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy
  • Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs (MCACIA)
  • Mayor’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (MCAPAA)
  • Mayor’s Office for Public Engagement (OPE)
  • Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
  • Mayor's Office of Youth Engagement (OEW)
  • Office of LGBT Affairs
  • Philadelphia Commission for Women
  • Mayor's Office of Youth Engagement (OYE)
  • Mayor's Internship Program
  • Office of the City Representative (OCR)
  • Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS)
  • Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR)
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health
  • School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Family and Community Engagement

Community partners

  • Asian Americans United
  • Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha
  • Concilio
  • Congreso de Latino Unidos
  • HACE Community Development Corporation (CDC)
  • Latin American Book Fair
  • League of Women Voters
  • International Peace Day
  • Juntos
  • Peace Day Philly
  • Philadelphia Latino Film Festival
  • Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women
  • Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas
  • Sotomayor Productions
  • Taller Puertorriqueño
  • Temple Medical
  • Comcast/Telemundo62
  • The Art Lounge at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, University of Pennsylvania
  • The Welcoming Center

Sponsors

  • VisitPhilly
  • Comcast


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