Immigrant Fellowship Program: Bridging the gap between employers and immigrant talent

The Welcoming Center’s Immigrant Fellowship Program connects employers with immigrant talent through a 12-week paid fellowship while providing participants with the opportunity to gain work experience in their field of expertise. Highly experienced immigrants often come to this country with high hopes to apply their work skills and knowledge, only to encounter endless barriers to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Join us at the 2019 Solas Awards!

Jose Antonio Mesa from Cuba talks about how we helped him achieve his goal of getting his dream job. All funds raised will benefit our core programs that provide critical support to immigrants and refugees in the region. Please donate today!