We are pleased to announce that on March 3, 2021, we will be honoring Dr. José Ramón Fernández-Peña with the 2021 Dennis Clark Solas Award. José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA is a visionary leader who has been at the forefront of immigrant inclusion in the United States for decades. As the current president of the [...]
Dear Friend, This March marks our 18th birthday. While 18 was a long time ago for me, one thing I clearly remember is the awareness of being on the threshold of an important next phase. That’s why last year we embarked on an exploration of our brand — with a specific focus on our name and [...]
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 [...]
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!