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Celebrate National Welcoming Week!

September 15 to 22, 2012

Across the country, longtime residents and their immigrant neighbors will join together to take part in local community events aimed at promoting integration and a spirit of unity between U.S. and foreign-born Americans.

 

Join Welcoming Massachusetts in this week of activities that range from arts and cultural events to joint outreach projects, all designed to promote integration and positive communicat between immigrants and non-immigrants. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about each other and work together for the greater good.

 

Please sign up HERE to learn more about the Welcoming movement and check out our calendar of events below.

Welcoming Week Events in Massachusetts

Date Event Location Flier / Website

Throughout September.

Opening reception: Friday, September 7 at 5:30 PM

Traveling Welcoming Exhibit by Mario Quiroz "Immigrants in New England: An Old American Tradition"

Downtown Boston

Chinese Progressive Association 
W/Y Gallery
28 Ash Street, Boston, MA 
MAP

Click here for more info

Throughout September.

Mon-Thu
9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Welcoming Winter Clothing Drive: welcome newly arrived immigrants relocated to the Berkshires with coats and boots! 

Welcoming Berkshires

Berkshire Immigrant Center,
88 South St. Pittsfield, MAMAP 

Contact  413-445-4881  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here for more info             

Tuesday September 18

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Everyone is Welcome Here!: Welcoming Breakfast and Outreach Day

Framingham, MA

The Breakfast begins at 10am at Framingham State University’s Alumni Room at the McCarthy Center, bldg 14.
100 State St., Framingham MA MAP

Then everyone is invited to the Outreach Day at 12noon at Framingham Downtown Renaissance
129 Concord Street, Framingham, MA MAP

 

Click here to download flier

Wednesday September 19,

3:30 PM and 7:00 PM

Documentary Screening of "The Colors of the Mountain"

Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg State University- Ellis White Lecture Hall (Hammond Campus Center), 353 North St. Fitchburg, MA MAP

Click here for more info

Thursday September 20,

6:00 PM

Welcoming Quilt "Mending Project"

North Shore

24 Asbury St. Topsfield, MAMAP

Click here for more info

Thursday September 20,

7:00-8:00 PM

Documentary Screening of "Welcome to Shelbyville"

Milford, MA

Milford Public Library, 80 Spruce St., Milford, MA MAP

Click here to download flier

Saturday September 22,

11:00 AM

Welcoming Citizenship Clinic- Become a Citizen Now!

Brockton, MA

Brockton High School- Red Cafeteria, 470 Forest Ave. Brockton, MA MAP

Click here for more information

Saturday September 22,

11:00 AM

Fitchburg Open Studios features: Pintar! art by Juan Leon

Fitchburg, MA

Rollstone Studios, 633 Main Street,  Fitchburg, MA

Click here for more information

Thursday September 27,

4:00 PM

Latino Heritage at the Fitchburg Farmer's Market

Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg Farmer's Market, Riverfront Park, Commercial St. off Boulder Drive, Fitchburg, MA

Click here for more information

For more information or to volunteer at any of this events please contact us HERE  or at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 


 

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Our communities are strongest when everyone who lives in them feels welcome. In the communities where Welcoming Massachusetts works, there are fewer strangers and more neighbors. Join us in building a state of neighbors.

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Organizations Participating: 

 

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THANK YOU!