We Strengthen Our City By Welcoming Our World

Welcoming Week 2024

September 13-22

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.


Welcoming Week Events

Friday, Sept. 13

Global Cleveland's Welcoming Week Party Presented by One Hope NEO

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Monday, Sept. 16

Interfaith Session on “What is a Stranger”

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Adityanjee, Hindu
  • Rev. Allen Harris, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Rev. Canon Rosalind Hughes, Episcopal Diocese of Ohio
  • Faten Husni Odeh, Executive Director, Council on American Islamic-Relations, Ohio
  • Rev. Mark Pettis, United Church of Christ
  • Dean Williams, Buddhist
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Thursday, Sept. 19

International Job and Resource Fair

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Become a Sponsor of Welcoming Week

Supporting Welcoming Week demonstrates your organization’s commitment to welcoming international newcomers to our city and region while increasing brand awareness in our international community.

Become a Sponsor

Thank You To Our Welcoming Week Party Presenting Sponsor


Thank You To Our Gold Sponsors


Thank You To Our Silver Sponsors


Thank You To Our Bronze Sponsors