We Strengthen Our City By Welcoming Our World

Welcoming Week 2022

September 9-18

Welcoming Week brings together neighbors of all backgrounds to build strong connections and affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity.

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Welcoming Events

Please visit our website closer to the Welcoming Week to explore various Welcoming Events for the international community!


Friday, Sept. 9

InterCLE

InterCLE is Global Cleveland’s international student welcoming event that reaches hundreds of international students.
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Saturday, Sept. 10

Sunday, Sept. 11

Monday, Sept. 12

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Thursday, Sept. 15

Friday, Sept. 16

Naturalization Ceremony

Twice a month, Global Cleveland sends representatives to naturalization ceremonies to hand out welcome packets, and collect information on our newest American citizens.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House in the Jury Assembly Room

Saturday, Sept. 17

Sunday, Sept. 18