A Philadelphia Immigrant’s Story About Building Confidence and Finding Meaningful Employment

Abigail grew up in northeast China, went to college in Bejing, and began her career working in education and training. After getting married in 2011, Abigail began to search for a job in Philadelphia, where her husband had been earning his PhD and working for years. Unable to move, Abigail remained in Bejing and began [...]

Meet the 2020 Solas Awards Honorees

The Solas Awards are a hallmark of our organization and the primary fundraising event to recognize key community organizations and business leaders for their work supporting immigrant integration in Philadelphia. Solas means ‘light’ in Irish. Each year at the Solas Awards, the Welcoming Center honors individuals and organizations that illuminate the positive impact that immigrants [...]