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Meet the Association of Mexican Business Owners of Philadelphia, Solas 2022 Honoree

Philadelphia is lucky to have many immigrant-run businesses, but the COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions. A group of business owners banded together to help the businesses in South Philadelphia survive. The Association of Mexican Business Owners of Philadelphia is a group of immigrant merchants whose mission is to support Mexican businesses to acquire tools, skills, [...]

Meet Let’s Talk Philly, Solas 2022 Honoree

One of the largest hurdles that immigrants face when arriving in a new country is the language barrier, and Let’s Talk Philly has created their Conversation Circles for immigrants to become more comfortable with speaking English.  At Solas 2022, The Welcoming Center is proud to recognize several Philadelphia organizations working tirelessly to address critical issues [...]

Meet I Belong Philly, Solas 2022 Honoree

At Solas 2022, The Welcoming Center is celebrating three Philadelphia immigrant organizations that are working tirelessly to address important issues faced by immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia region. Through their dedication and hard work, each of these organizations have become anchors within immigrant communities. Our official hashtag at The Welcoming Center is #WelcomingWorks, and [...]

2022 Message From Our President and CEO

Dear Friend, Many of you who are reading this are immigrants who have discovered The Welcoming Center somewhere along your journey. You have told us that when you found TWC it was the first time you realized you were not alone as you got established here. Many have shared how you wished your parents had [...]