THE WELCOMING CENTER FOR NEW PENNSYLVANIANS

Connecting immigrants, employers, & communities

 

The Welcoming Center expands the regional tax base by encouraging population growth, job creation, and entrepreneurship.

 
 

The Welcoming Center revitalizes struggling neighborhoods by helping small business owners on key commercial corridors.

 
 

The Welcoming Center connects Pennsylvania employers with legal, work-authorized immigrant jobseekers.

 
 

The Welcoming Center attracts international talent by bringing skilled immigrant professionals to Pennsylvania.

 
 

The Welcoming Center raises the region's international profile by attracting workers and businesses from around the world.

 

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Thanks to all who supported the 2014 Solas Awards! We were honored to welcome more than 300 guests at our May 1 celebration.

This year's honorees included Chef Jose Garces & Dr. Beatriz Mirabal Garces, Ajay Raju, and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


See pictures from the event and view a list of our sponsors

CHOOSING PHILADELPHIA

Check out our newest report, Choosing Philadelphia, and find out why newcomers are selecting our region -- and what makes them stay!

FRIENDS OF THE WELCOMING CENTER

Friends of the Welcoming Center is a group of professionals from the Philadelphia area dedicated to strengthening the Welcoming Center’s mission.

 

Dues are just $25/year. Join us for our next Global Networking Happy Hour at Tango Karaoke in Chinatown on November 12!

LEARNING ENGLISH

English as a Second Language

Learning English is a key step in adapting to American life. The Welcoming Center and other nonprofits provide classes across the Philadelphia region. Use our database to find a class near you!