This annual event is celebrated across the country and was developed by Welcoming America to encourage people of all backgrounds to come together to create stronger communities. For more information, visit https://www.welcomingamerica.org/programs/welcoming-week
Welcoming Week 2019
2019 was our most well-attended Welcoming Week to date, with over 1,200 people participating!
We celebrated the week with a variety of events, including our Citizenship Day Celebration and a film screening.
We also held outdoor events with live music, vendors and activities in WInona and St. Charles.
Welcoming Week 2018
In 2018, Project FINE collaborated with the City of Winona to host several Welcoming Week events, including a celebration at Levee Park and a screening of the film 8 Borders, 8 Days.
Project FINE also celebrated the welcoming efforts of Knitcraft Corporation and hosted our annual Citizenship Day Celebration.
We also hosted our first Welcoming Week Celebration in St. Charles.
Welcoming Week 2017
In 2017, Project FINE and the City of Winona collaborated to host Welcoming Week events across our community.
As part of our recognition of Welcoming Week, we collected messages of welcome from the community. The messages were displayed at our Welcoming Week Celebration on September 21, and at other locations following the event.
Share your support with a yard sign! Signs are 18" x 24" plastic and have the message "All Are Welcome Here" in English, Hmong, Spanish and Arabic printed on both sides.
They are available at our office or Welcoming Week events for just $10, get yours today!
Welcoming America is leading a movement of inclusive communities becoming more prosperous by making everyone who lives there know they belong. Welcoming America believes that all people, including immigrants, are valued contributors and vital to the success of both our communities and our shared future. To learn more, visit www.welcomingamerica.org