Welcoming Week

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Welcoming Week Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in Beaverton Welcoming Week 2017! What an incredible week to celebrate newcomers and build relationships through 18 events and with nearly 4,700 participants! 

A special shout-out to the partners that hosted events: Beaverton City Library, Beaverton Farmers Market, Tualatin Riverkeepers, Beaverton Symphony Orchestra, Cascade Festival of African Films, Prisma Comm, Beaverton Civic Theatre, Campaign Nonviolence, THPRD, BESThq, Adelante Mujeres, Formosa Association of Student Cultural Ambassadors. Save the date: Sept. 14 - 23, 2018

Read the 2017 Beaverton Welcoming Week proclamation 

About Welcoming Week 

National Welcoming Week is an annual series of events designed to bring together immigrants, refugees, and U.S.-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. The week’s activities celebrate the contributions of newcomers and provide opportunities to build cross-cultural relationships and understanding. This year, Beaverton Welcoming Week will be celebrated from Sept. 14 - 23, 2018, alongside more than 500 events in communities across the country. Beaverton’s celebration is part of the broader city-wide Welcoming Beaverton initiative. 

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