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Welcoming Center at a Glance
Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians addresses the barriers immigrants face in finding employment in their new county. We work to accelerate immigrant integration and economic advancement. We do this by:
Opening doors of economic opportunities for global newcomers
Realizing the potential of the immigrant and U.S.-born entrepreneurs
Providing education and training for successful integration into the American workforce
Facilitating citizenship and civic engagement
Helping employers attract and retain global talent
Enhancing the economic development of the Greater Philadelphia region
Ecuadorian entrepreneur sells hats to promote Ecuadorian heritage – Al Dia News, September 12, 2019
Crafting a Future – The Philadelphia Citizen, August 15, 2019
Semra Filikçi’s year of living resolutely – Generocity, July 11, 2019
Mariam Ibrahim wants to increase English classes in Northeast Philadelphia – Generocity, June 30, 2019
Escaping Zurnita’s box: An Indonesian immigrant’s journey to find community – Generocity, June 29, 2019
Building immigrant leaders in Philadelphia – Al Dia News, June 26, 2019
University start-ups gain global reach without leaving home – Technology Transfer Tactics, April 10, 2019
How Philadelphia Entices the Best Immigrant Entrepreneurs to Start Businesses There – Inc., March 20, 2019
The Ultimate Guide to Startup Accelerators and Incubators in the Philadelphia Region – Philadelphia Magazine, January 28, 2019
TEDxPhiladelphia’s first event of 2019 declares: ‘We are all immigrants’ – Generocity, January 17, 2019
15 changes Philly needs most in 2019 – philly.com, December 28, 2018