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June 2019

Immigrant Heritage Month 2019

June 1 - June 30

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with us in the month of June!

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Transfer Your Skills to the American Work System

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Municipal Services Building – Innovation Lab, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 16th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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This forum is organized by an Immigrant Leadership Institute team and will provide information about immigrant integration into Philadelphia's workforce. If you are interested in attending, please email info@welcomingcenter.org.

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Skills for Success in the American Workforce

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, 211 N 13th St, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States

Are you an immigrant looking for a job in the U.S.? This workshop is for you! Our employment specialists will cover the challenges and differences you can face when you enter the American workforce. You will learn about culture differences, verbal and non-verbal communication, how to apply to jobs, and what employers are expecting from you. After the presentation there will be an opportunity to speak with our employment specialists one-on-one. Please call 215-557-2626 to register. You MUST REGISTER to attend this…

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Social Isolation: Is Social Media an Ally or an Enemy?

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PA United States

This event is organized by an Immigrant Leadership Institute team and will discuss the positive and negative impact of social media and what strategies can help immigrants build community, face-to-face social connectivity, and success. If you are interested in finding out more, please email info@welcomingcenter.org.

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One City, Many Cultures

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, 211 N 13th St, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Join us Saturday, June 22nd at 1:00 PM and celebrate your culture (and eat great food!) We have a whole afternoon planned for you to discover different cultures! We will start the event with an Ice Breaker Activity to create Community through Conversations that matters. So please be on time! We will then break up for our main activities: Discover how to make Peruvian ceviche, boulghour, and guacamole Discover how to write in Chinese and Arabic Practice a language you…

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English is a Bridge. Are You Willing to Cross It?

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19149 United States
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Northeast Philadelphia immigrant community has grown significantly during the last decade. Yet formal opportunities to learn English have diminished. Immigrant and community leaders will discuss what can be done to address this issue and increase opportunities for all. This event is organized by a team from the Immigrant Leadership Institute. If you are interested in learning more, please email info@welcomingcenter.org.

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